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Alumni Archaeology Adventure at the Cluny Fortified Village | May 27, 2017 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Sold Out)

Bring your family for a UCalgary Alumni exclusive guided tour of the historic First Nations site where Treaty No. 7 was signed in 1877 - Blackfoot Crossing, a National Historic Site of Canada.

Your morning will start in the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Interpretive Centre, which houses artifacts unearthed from the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation. UCalgary associate professor and alumnus Dale Walde, PhD'95, will then guide you through the university's dig site and share the recent excavations of the Cluny Fortified Village, the only known village of its kind on the Canadian Plains.

When: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Where: Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park (about an hour east of Calgary); see map
Arrive: No later than 9:50 a.m.
When: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.*
Cost: $10 per person, which includes park fees and lunch

Bring Water, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat, weather-appropriate clothing

* Please note that the April 25 issue of Alumni Connection incorrectly listed the time of this event from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. The correct time is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., and we ask that you arrive no later than 9:50 a.m. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

Note: This tour includes walking across rough terrain with steep inclines and is, therefore, unfortunately not suitable for those with mobility challenges. This is a family-friendly event recommended for children eight years of age and older. One adult supervisor is required for each child under the age of 10.

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $ 10.00 ea.

Questions? Please contact Emily Aalbers, Alumni Relations Specialist with the Faculty of Arts.

The UCalgary Alumni exclusive guided tour of the Cluny Fortified Village is presented in partnership with the Faculty of Arts.