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July 28, 2021

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This volume presents a series of archaeological papers that summarize diverse topics including rock art in southern Alberta, atlatl weights in Saskatchewan, microblade technology in northwest ...


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July 28, 2021

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This paper describes a surface collection from the Gull Lake site near Fort Vermilion in northern Alberta. The site yielded an assortment of tools, including a complete microblade core, several ...


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June 21, 2021

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Anthropomorphic Napi effigies are petroforms (boulder outlines) of a static, frontal, male figure with a simple head, rectangular body, upraised arms, heart-line (lifeline), simple-extension legs ...


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June 21, 2021

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Contrary to the prevailing belief that microblade production was a complicated process that involved indirect percussion or assisted pressure and holding devices, a simple free-hand pressure ...


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June 21, 2021

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Porcellanite is a pyrometamorphic rock that forms when naturally ignited coal seams fuse fine-grained sedimentary rocks. This can produce a uniform material suitable for making stone tools. This ...


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April 8, 2021

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Description Provide a brief description of the contents of the resource (1 to 5 sentences recommended). The Williams Coulee site (EcPl-16), in southwestern Alberta, is an important and strikingly ...


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April 8, 2021

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This article describes and classifies seventy-two atlatl weights found in Saskatchewan, almost all from fields under cultivation in the grassland and aspen parkland. The article presents metric ...


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December 16, 2020

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The Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper series was established in 1976 as a means of disseminating information to archaeologists, historians, and members of the public in Alberta. ...


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December 1, 2020

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This article summarizes geochemical and mineralogical analyses of the material called Glacier Pass Concretions including portable X-ray fluorescence, thin sections, and hyperspectral imaging. ...


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December 1, 2020

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This article examines the impact of urban development on archaeological deposits within, and adjacent to, the North Saskatchewan River valley in the city of Edmonton in central Alberta. Recent ...