Shot at Writing-on-Stone Alberta a park of special significance to Blackfoot Nation because of its long history and the presence of Native American petroglyphs. It's one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America. Camping and some recreational activity is also offered. This promotional was shot to help raise awareness of this area as the Park is under constant fiscal strain especially in these difficult times.
"It is one of the largest areas of protected prairie in the Alberta park system, and serves as both a nature preserve and protection for a large number of aboriginal rock carvings and paintings. The park is important and sacred to the Blackfoot and many other aboriginal tribes. The park has been nominated by Parks Canada and the Government of Canada as a World Heritage Site. Its UNESCO application was filed under the name Áísínai’pi which is Niitsítapi (Blackfoot) meaning “it is pictured / written”.
Writing-on-Stone Park contains the greatest concentration of rock art on the North American Great Plains. There are over 50 petroglyph sites and thousands of works. The park also showcases a North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) outpost reconstructed on its original site."
Music by Moby, "A Seated Night". Licensed through http://www.mobygratis.com.