February Speaker Series with Bill Hanlon: The Ice Man from British Columbia

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February Speaker Series with Bill Hanlon: The Ice Man from British Columbia

February 22 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm PST

free-by-donation

Join us at the Rossland Museum at 6 pm on Thursday, February 22nd to hear the story of this discovery of North America’s oldest preserved human remains from Bill Hanlon, one of the hunters who found them. Entry by donation.

One day in August 1999, three men were hunting sheep in Northern BC when they came across something unexpected: human remains and sundry artifacts – a hat, a knife, a bag – emerging from a melting glacier. Archeologists and Indigenous representatives were called in and determined that the remains were of an Indigenous boy in his late teens who had died at least 150 years earlier. Members of the local Champagne and Aishihik First Nations named the unknown man Kwäday Dän Ts’inchi: Long Ago Person Found.

More info/RSVP at rosslandmuseum.ca/news/2024/bill-hanlon

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
6:00 pm–7:30 pm PST
Cost:
free-by-donation
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.rosslandmuseum.ca/news/2024/bill-hanlon

Venue

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre
1100 Hwy 3B | Junction of Hwys 3B & 22
Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0 Canada
Phone
250-362-7722
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Organizer

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre
Phone
250-362-7722
Email
info@rosslandmuseum.ca
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