Heritage Features

Items Listed by Category: Archaeological Sites

Sites

Brockinton Site
(800 – 1600 AD) During this site's earliest occupation, it was used as a bison pound.
Sourisford Linear Burial Mounds
(900 – 1400 AD) Artifacts from these thousand year-old burial mounds indicate the trade relations that existed upon the plains before convenient modes of transportation.
Mullett Site
(1500 BCE – 750 AD) A bison kill and processing site on the bank of the Souris.
Dand Stone Features
A collection of puzzling stone features found at this site defy easy definition.
Snyder II Site
(1610 +/- 130) Excavations at this site lend considerable weight to the idea of pre-European horticultural activity in south-west Manitoba
Feland Site
(~1370AD) A Northeastern Plains village is thought to have been located here.
DhMg-86
(800 AD) A small surface collection from the Besant-Sonota culture was recovered at this site.
Snyder Dam Site
(800 AD) A brief excavation at this site uncovered two of the most complete Sonota/Besant vessels recovered in Western Canada.
Mandan-Hidatsa Village: Molander Site
(1780-1845) The site of an earthenlodge village belonging to either Mandan or Hidatsa existed on this site. Mandan villages along the Missouri River were connected to Canadian fur trading posts via the Mandan Trail.
Mandan Village: Double Ditch Site
(1500-1781) The ruins of a large Mandan village exists at this site. Remains of earthlodges, refuse mounds and two surrounding ditches are clearly discernible. Mandan villages were connected to Canadian fur trading posts via the Mandan Trail.
Mandan Village: Menoken Site
(1100-1845) At this site is a prehistoric earthlodge village surrounded by a large fortification ditch with four clearly defined bastions. Mandan villages along the Missouri River were connected to Canadian fur trading posts via the Mandan Trail.