Canebrake Skeleton Pictographs

Hidden in a granite rock shelter near an ancient Kumeyaay village site is a set of unique pictographs. Most of these pictographs are typical of the La Rumorosa Style but what is unusual here are the skeleton figures. I have not seen them anywhere else in the Kumeyaay territory.

Some speculate that these skeleton figures symbolize a shaman reaching a state of trance, the death of the physical body, and entering into the spiritual world.

This is a special and sacred place. Please respect it.

Canebrake Wash Skeleton Pictographs
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Last Updated on July 8, 2020 by Guy Starbuck