The commonest mammal is the moose, but visitors may also see white-tailed deer, red squirrel, chipmunk, beaver, bear, wolf and some 250 species of birds, including Canada goose, heron and sandhill crane. Except for garter snakes, there are few reptiles. Animals such as caribou, lynx and pickerel feature prominently in the PICTOGRAPHS, visible especially along the coast.
Author JOHN S. MARSH
Links to Other Sites
An online travel guide covering popular destinations and recreational opportunities in Northern Ontario.
Lake Superior Provincial Park
The website for Lake Superior Provincial Park highlights recreational opportunities. Click on "Park Information," then "Park Info," and then "Park History" to access details about the famous Agawa Rock Pictographs.
Four Directions Teachings
Elders and traditional teachers representing the Blackfoot, Cree, Ojibwe, Mohawk, and Mi’kmaq share teachings about their history and culture. Animated graphics visualize each of the oral teachings. This website also provides biographies of participants, transcripts, and an extensive array of learning resources for students and their teachers. In English with French subtitles.
Pictograph site a rockin' billboard for Ojibway ancestors to leave messages
A news story about the "rediscovery" of the Agawa Rock Pictograph site on the shores of Lake Superior. From saultstar.com.
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...