repatriation of a petroglyph
June 12, 2012 10:37 PM Subscribe
"For the last 20 years, the huge rock has lain in the museum's interior courtyard
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, its many petroglyphs slowly disappearing under a layer of moss and lichen. Next week, it will be repatriated to Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nations and taken back home to the Fraser River at Churn Creek Protected Area, about two hours east of Clinton."
A short article about how a giant boulder with petroglyphs was removed without permission, dragged by 10 horses to Vancouver, placed in Stanley Park as part of an imaginary first nations village, moved to the Museum of Vancouver courtyard, and finally returned home to its "sister rocks" near the mighty Fraser river