Cree Sacred Sites: Tyrone Tootoosis


This is a photo I took of Wanuskewin Heritage Park located on the north east side of the City of Saskatoon. For thousands of years, this was a winter camping site for many tribes and there are two buffalo jumps located on the land along with a medicine wheel. However, old the Pyramids, this First Nation habitation site is thousands and thousands of years older than the Pyramids. The name Wanuskewin was coined by an Inter-tribal Circle of Elders in and about the mid-1980s. Depending on whom one asks, there are differing interpretations of what this Cree word means.

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