View stories of the Night Sky from Alberta

Clifford Crane Bear tells Virtual Museum of Canada the story of the Six Lost Boys, a tale from the plains of what is now Southeastern Alberta. The story involves six children neglected by their parents who went up into the sky to become six lost "boys" as stars that appear in a cluster more popularly-known to the ancient Greeks as the Pleiades, sometimes seen as seven stars or "sisters".


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