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"People Lived There a Long Time Ago": Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and Traditional Use of the Miskweyaabiziibee (Bloodvein River) in Northwestern OntarioDownload
This thesis investigates the archaeology of the Miskweyaabiziibee (Bloodvein River) within the Woodland Caribou Signature Site (WCSS) in northwestern Ontario, focusing on the Late Woodland through Postcontact Periods. The project was enhanced by the unusual availability of complementary...
A Knife River Flint identification model and its application to three Alberta ecozone archaeological assemblagesDownload
This study presents a reliable and economic model for achieving an accurate Knife River Flint identification, utilizing a macroscopic, microscopic and ultra-violet methodology supported by an experimental protocol. Correct identification of Knife River Flint is essential for understanding of...
A Quantitative Analysis of Promontory Cave 1: An Archaeological Study on Population Size, Occupation Span, Artifact Use-life, and AccumulationDownload
Promontory Cave 1 on Great Salt Lake, Utah exhibits an incredible level of preservation rarely seen at archaeological sites. The high proportion of perishable materials provides a unique opportunity to study cultural remains that are usually lost to taphonomic processes. Extensive radiocarbon...
This thesis documents Agate Basin archaeological remains in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan. By extension, it examines the context of the rapidly changing Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene environment. A database of information on Agate Basin sites in the study area is assembled. Site...
I discuss the coastal occupation history of the Coast Tsimshian in terms of the distribution of known archaeological sites in the Prince Rupert Harbour, located on the northern coast of British Columbia. I identify patterns in site selection behaviours that emerged over the past 5000 years since...
Describes the physical environment and material culture of native inhabitants of Saddle Hills during the third millennium B.C., based on archeological research.
Apachean origins: New explorations of the Canadian heritage of A.D. 13th century Dene at Promontory Point, UtahDownload
SSHRC IG awarded 2012: The proposed archaeological research focuses on Apachean migration as a significant vector of Dene expansion in western North America. Renewed archaeological thinking about migration pays attention to social science research into migration, and specific processes like kin...
This thesis examines differences amongst cabin features at the Buffalo Lake Métis Wintering Site (FdPe-1), a late Fur Trade-era archaeological site located in central Alberta. I discuss Métis ethnogenesis as it relates to the roving groups of Plains Métis that occupied this site, as well as how...
Beyond the Archive: Using Excavation Photography to Assess Skeletal Preservation at Khuzhir-Nuge XIV, an Early Bronze Age Cemetery on Lake BaikalDownload
The purpose of this research is to examine how accurately skeletal preservation can be estimated using in-situ photographs of human burials taken for documentary purposes during archaeological excavation. Skeletal completeness and fragmentation were estimated on an element-by-element basis using...
Breathing New Life into Old Records: Analysis of the Muhlbach and Stelzer sites on the Northern PlainsDownload
In the early to mid-1960s, two important excavations of major Besant archaeological sites were carried out on the northern Plains. In Alberta, Ruth Gruhn uncovered the Muhlbach site beneath a farmer’s yard, revealing a large bison kill site with a lithic assemblage dominated by Knife River Flint...