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262 results found for: culture and tourism

Publication Type: Report

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February 20, 2019

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This archaeology paper describes work at a stratified site in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Aeolian silts covering the terrace at this site (243R) contained evidence of five cultural components. Radiocarbon dates and recovered projectile points suggest that occupations occurred during the Early,...


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February 11, 2019

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The Bow River Access Plan (Plan) supports the broader provincial outcomes of providing Albertans more access to nature, recreation and tourism opportunities identified in Alberta’s Plan for Parks (2009) and Alberta’s Tourism Framework (2013).


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper presents several technological resources available to practising archaeologists in culture resource management and academia. The paper discusses how remote sensing methods can enhance documentation of archaeological sites and their interpretation.


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper discusses an artifact type used in pre-contact and historic decoration. Elk ivory pendants adorned clothing and had significant symbolic value for cultural groups in Alberta.


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January 7, 2019

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Discusses the activities and achievements and presents the financial statements of the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. The Foundation is responsible for providing financial and technical assistance for heritage projects, for making decisions on naming geographical features and for...


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December 14, 2018

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Stone production debris (debitage) is the most common artifact type found at archaeological sites in North America. A significant time investment is required to catalogue debitage from large assemblages. Conventional thought holds that, because lithic tool manufacture is reductive, the attributes...


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December 14, 2018

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The Vertical Series type of Indigenous rock art is found at only a handful of sites across the northern Great Plains. Discovery of a new site is therefore significant. In 2012 the Glenwood Erratic in southwestern Alberta was reported as a heavily vandalized rock art site. Inspection, however,...


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October 30, 2018

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This paper provides a high-level summary of the Nonprofit/Voluntary Sector (NPVS) in Alberta, how it does its work, and the impact its work has on the cultural, economic, social and political fabric of the province. This paper is meant to be a starting point for conversations about the role of...


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October 9, 2018

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This report reflects the name and status in effect for each municipality at the time the report was produced. Eligible capital projects include municipal roads, bridges, public transit vehicles/facilities, emergency services facilities/equipment, water and wastewater systems, solid waste...


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October 1, 2018

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Alberta Education acknowledges the importance of preserving, maintaining, strengthening and revitalizing Indigenous languages. Research has demonstrated a strong correlation between language acquisition and positive student outcomes. The Indigenous Languages in Education grant program (ILE)...