Where to store a million artifacts? Nova Scotia’s past poses present problem

Nova Scotia archeology
Fishermen found this ulu, Inuktituk for “woman’s knife”, near Digby Neck. A metal version of this stone tool is still used in the Arctic to butcher sea mammals and prepare hides.

A law devoted to the protection and study of historical sites in the province has created a dilemma for the Nova Scotia Museum: once an artifact has been unearthed, where on earth can it go?


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