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Culture, Heritage & Arts

Get here and you’ll see. The arts and culture scene in Alberta is booming. Dance, theatre, music, and history – it’s never been bigger or bolder. Now’s the time live it. • Full circle: Recorded human history goes way back in Alberta. Start at the beginning with First Nations history at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park. Then, work your way to now with a tour of the Legislature Building. • Learn it: Public art and sculptures abound in Alberta’s cities. Decode their allegories with official city guides or a local who knows their stuff.

Fort Macleod | Katie Goldie

Spray Lakes | Mike Seehagel

Attractions

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Moonstone Creation Native Gallery & Giftshop

Calgary, Alberta

Moonstone Creation is an Indigenous owned, family run business in Calgary, Alberta. Yvonne Jobin & her daughter, Amy Willier, are Cree First Nations artists that co-own Moonstone Creation. Although they make the majority of the products they sell right in store, they represent over 50 Aboriginal artists from across Canada. with a wide variety of art, from beaded jewelry to bronze sculptures, they ensure everything is Native made, not Native-Inspired. For a true, Made in Canada experience, come to Moonstone Creation.

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VIking Ribstones

Viking, Alberta

Near Viking, on the top of a hill, at the highest point for miles around, stand the only Ribstones in Alberta that have not been moved since ancient times. Ribstones, also known as Boulder Petroglyphs, are two large stones carved in the shape of an animal's rib cage. These ancient monuments have remained in place just a few kilometers from Viking, Alberta for thousands of years. Historically, the native people of the plains were dependent on the buffalo. They revered the spirit of Old Man Buffalo, expressing their prayers and gratitude at the Ribstone shrines.

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Banff Indian Trading Post

Banff, Alberta

Located in World Famous Banff National Park, for over 100 years The Banff Indian Trading Post has been providing an outlet for First Nations crafts. Today they continue that tradition with a wide selection of Genuine Native Canadian Handicrafts, Sterling Silver Jewellery, Pottery, Moccasins, Mukluks, Hats, Blankets, T-Shirts, Leather Coats, Furs, Souvenirs and much more. From the local Stoney Nakoda to across Canada and North America, they have the best selection you will find.

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