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Site C artifacts displayed in new exhibit

A new exhibit featuring replicas of artifacts recovered during construction of the Site C dam is now on display at the Fort St. John visitor centre.

A new exhibit featuring replicas of artifacts recovered during construction of the Site C dam is now on display at the Fort St. John visitor centre. 

The travelling cultural exhibit was created in partnership between BC Hydro and local First Nation communities to showcase some of the artifacts found during the dam's construction.

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A replica of an ancient giant bison discovered during Site C excavations, Dec. 15, 2020 - Tom Summer

The exhibit is self-guided and interactive, and includes replica arrowheads and casts of artifacts, among them an ancient giant bison discovered during excavations.

The exhibit also includes an audio studio where participants can listen to and share their thoughts about the impacts of hydroelectric development on the Peace River.

The exhibit is open daily during visitor centre hours, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Additional COVID-19 measures are in place. 

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A travelling cultural exhibit featuring artifacts recovered during Site C construction is now on display at the Fort St. John visitor centre, Dec. 15, 2020. - Tom Summer
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An audio studio that is part of a new exhibit created in partnership with BC Hydro and local First Nations to preserve cultural artifacts recovered during Site C construction, Dec. 15, 2020. - Tom Summer

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