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Ancient petroglyph returned to Cariboo

Canoe Creek First Nations welcome the return of an ancient petroglyph. (Dene Moore/CBC)

After spending almost 90 years in the Lower Mainland, a 6-tonne petroglyph was welcomed home to Churn Creek in the Cariboo on Wednesday.

In 1926 it was moved from the banks of the Fraser River in the Cariboo to Vancouver's Stanley park.

The petroglyph is covered in drawings that likely predate the Europeans arrival in B.C., and has special significance for the local First Nations.

Daybreak contributer Dene Moore explains.
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