McMaster University recognizes that the University and surrounding Hamilton area, including their nature spaces, are situated on traditional territories shared between the Haudenosaunee confederacy and Anishnaabe nations. These lands are protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum belt. The wampum uses the symbolism of a dish to represent the territory, and one spoon to represent that the people are to share the resources of the land and only take what they need.
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Rattlesnake Point

Conservation Halton

Rattlesnake Point is one of Ontario’s natural treasures. Experience turkey vultures soaring over the escarpment from Buffalo Crag look-out point and view interesting ecological rarities, like the thousand-year-old cedars growing throughout the park. Enjoy a hike, book a campsite or go rock climbing on the impressive rock face. Don’t fret, there are not rattlesnakes here, the park receives its name from the snake-like path cut by glaciers along the edges of the Niagara Escarpment. For a longer trip, take the Nassagaweya Canyon trail to Crawford lake and back.

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Rattlesnake Point

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON L9E 0M9, Canada

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