Thursday, January 18, 2007

9,000-year-old Artifacts Found on Occupied Land in Caledonia, Ont.

By Chinta Puxley, Canadian Press, January 17, 2007

TORONTO (CP) - Aboriginals say the discovery of an ancient village and 9,000-year-old stone tools on disputed land currently being occupied by Six Nations protesters in Caledonia, Ont., strengthens their claim to the former housing development site.

A dig of around 18 locations on the occupied land uncovered stones left behind by nomadic hunting groups thousands of years ago and the remains of an 800-year-old longhouse, complete with refuse pit, Ontario's Ministry of Culture told The Canadian Press.

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