TITLE

OLD BIG: Is southern Alberta home to Canada's Stonehenge?

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Don
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Alberta Views;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the Omahkiyaahkohtoohp, also known as Ómahk which refers to a big arrangement of standing stones in Alberta. It is found in concordance with Stonehenge in England that appears to haphazardly scattered across the prairie. The design of each arrangement involves the same numbers and similar symbols which are inspired by astrological notions. Ómahk is referred by locals as the sundial while some of them see it as a monument to the dead or an effigy of the sun.
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76576575

 

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