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January 1, 2016

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In late summer of 2015, human remains were exposed by a badger dig in a field near Viking, Alberta. Staff of the Historic Resources Management Branch of Alberta Culture and Tourism. HRMB staff worked collaboratively with representatives from the Confederacy of Treaty 6 First Nations and others to...


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November 1, 1991

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During June and July, 1990, archaeological investigations were conducted at the historic townsite of Waterhole, in northwestern Alberta, to mitigate the effects of potential disturbance resulting from highway realignment activities. The principle focus of the investigations was on the recovery of...


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January 1, 1990

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The work described within this report constitutes final mitigation of impact to the Central Area of the Cranford Site, The Cranford Site is a multi-component stone circle site located on the south bank of the Oldman River in south central Alberta, consisting of 87 rings, 5 cairns, a rock...


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January 1, 1989

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This resource reports on archaeological field work at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump which was conducted in the summers of 1985 and 1986 as part of ongoing research associated with the development of a public interpretation facility at the site.


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January 1, 1989

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In 1980, the Archaeological Survey of Alberta conducted a brief test excavation programme at the Ross site, D1Pd-3, situated on a terrace on the south side of the Oldman River near Coaldale. The excavations were undertaken to determine if the site was sufficiently intact to warrant designation as...


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January 1, 1988

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Between 1981 and 1986, Ethos Consultants undertook a major historic resources assessment and mitigation project for Alberta Environment, within an approximately 10 km long portion of Forty Mile Coulee which was selected for development as an irrigation storage reservoir. Analysis of the data...


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March 1, 1986

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This report presents the final results of the 1984 field season at the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump site, which represents the second season of archaeological research by the staff of Alberta Culture at this World Heritage Site. This multi-year research project is designed to undertake mitgative...


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January 1, 1986

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Excavations conducted at the Ross site in southeastern Alberta during 1981 yielded considerable quantities of data with scientifically significant results. These investigations were required at this high-value prehistoric stone circle site because it was to be impacted by a proposed housing...


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February 1, 1985

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This document constitutes the final report of archaeological activities during the 1983 field season by staff of Alberta Culture at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. The site has been identified by the provincial government or the development of an on-site public interpretive program. One of the...


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January 1, 1985

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Archaeological studies at this site were initiated in response to the planned construction of a residential subdivision in northwest Calgary. The results of the excavation demonstrated a significant interpretive potential associated with the depressional features on Nose Hill. Gaps in the...