Pithouse

Hatzic Rock

Hatzic Rock is a rare 'sacred transformer site' at the Xa:ytem Longhouse Interpretive Centre in Mission. The boulder has great significance for the First Nations people, as it is the spot where three chiefs were turned to stone for disobeying the Creator. Next to the Hatzic Rock there is an archaeological dig of a house, discovered in 1990, believed to be the oldest dwelling yet found in British Columbia at 6000 years. Carbon datings from the site date back as far as 9000 years ago.

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