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Traditional Wooden Structures on an Ancient Quartzite Quarry Site, Manitoulin Island, Canada (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Patrick Julig.

Ancient quarry extraction locations on elevated bedrock outcrops continue to be used in the modern era for traditional activities such as constructing bent wooden sweat lodges and wooden shelters for fasting and meditation, which are built and maintained in modern times, over at least several decades. Other special "powerful" locations such as a cave in a Bar River Formation quartzite adjacent bluff are visited and used for spiritual activities by local First Nations members. As part of the...