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Ponteix, Saskatchewan

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Henri Liboiron - A lifetime of Discovery

 
The artifacts found by Mr. Liboiron are quite varied.  Their age can be determined by careful study.
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More artifacts from Henri's collection
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What materials would you guess were used to flint these points?
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These are more points discovered by Henri.
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The variety of materials used in flinting points resulted in a multitude of textures and uses.
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Henri found his material in the earth around Ponteix.
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This cloth was dyed a delicate shade of blue using Saskatoon berry juice.
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Different material produced nearly the same shade of pigments used for painting.
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Different locations produced different pigments.
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Mr. Liboiron used a plethora of material.
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Even batteries provided material for Henri's experiments.
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Even after decades in the museum, the material Mr. Liboiron used to experiment is still vibrant.
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Henri was careful not to incur the wrath of his sisters by creating non gender faces.
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The paint on this effigy is somewhat faded, but is still clear.
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Each find was documented.
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Objects displayed with rulers.
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Broken bits of pottery and points found in a hearth area at the Niska site.
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Pot made by Henri using traditional firing methods.
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