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British Columbia petroglyphs damaged by power workers

An ancient rock art site on Vancouver Island, titled Cedar By the Sea, has been damaged by a local power company's contracted workers. Douglas White, chief of the Snuneymuxw First Nation said the damage is disrespectful of native heritage and he doesn’t understand how crews could make the mistake, since existing

Tree removal uncovers ancient remains

The removal of a tree stump in British Columbia has revealed the ancient remains of three adults and one child. Ancient artifacts and human remains have been discovered at the Mill Bay Marina development. Cowichan Valley Regional District planner Rob Conway confirmed that the remains of four people were discovered during excavation

Land developer and First Nations community fight for site

A First Nations site on Vancouver Island, which dates back 1,800 years, is at the heart of a long-running saga between a developer and a First Nations community. Another discovery was the remains of a young child wearing a 400-bead, six-string necklace, meaning the child had some hereditary status says McLay,

Archaeologists are keeping First Nation find under wraps for fear of thieves

Archaeologists on Vancouver Island, Canada, are keeping quiet about a trove of First Nations artifacts they have uncovered for fear that looters will pillage the site. Snuneymuxw First Nation archeologist Lorraine Littlefield said she wants the community to learn about the interesting find that's been uncovered, but is worried publicity will