An archeological discovery near Timmins unearths thousands of Indigenous artifacts – CTV Toronto

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An archeological discovery near Timmins unearths thousands of Indigenous artifacts – CTV Toronto

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202169 Views

TIMMINS — An archeological discovery near Smooth Rock Falls, northwest of Timmins, is being called a major archeological deposit.

Thousands of ancient Indigenous artifacts were found on the banks of the Mattagami River at Yellow Falls.

An archeologist from New Liskeard oversaw the excavation from June to October 2015. The area was being prepared for the construction of a hydroelectric generating station.

“The waterfalls, with my conversations with First Nations people, seem to be imbued with … sacred significance and so that could be a reason why it’s not just a cursory, ephemeral type campsite,” said Ryan Primrose, principal archeologist with Woodland Heritage Northeast.

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