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Topics: Arts, Culture and History Audience: Researchers Tags: archaeology

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September 27, 2019

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This tribute article is a dedication to an influential archaeologist in Alberta – Terry Gibson. The article introduces the 39th issue of the Occasional Paper Series, which is dedicated to Terry Gibson.


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September 27, 2019

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This article summarizes archaeological features called bone uprights that appear at sites in Alberta and across the northern plains. Bone uprights are vertical animal bones (usually bison) that were embedded in the ground and served several purposes for pre-contact people.


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July 26, 2019

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This is an article about pre-contact stone features in Alberta. The results of an archaeological excavation of a stone cairn in southern Alberta are compared to results of other excavations at stone cairns in the province. The results inform expectations and management practices concerning an...


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July 24, 2019

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue contains a series of archaeology articles that inform research, management practices, and methods in Alberta.


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January 30, 2019

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Includes information on two funding opportunities available through the Heritage Preservation Partnership Program. The Roger Soderstrom Scholarship was established to help advance historic preservation in Alberta by assisting student research. The Bob Etherington Heritage Conservation Fund aims...


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March 1, 2018

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Describes the goals and purpose of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta occasional paper series and the guidelines, style guide and submission instructions for contributing a manuscript for inclusion in the series.


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February 27, 2018

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This article is the fourth in a series intended to assist the identification of raw materials used for precontact stone tools in Alberta. Each article focuses on one raw material; the current article discusses a silicified lignite called Knife River Flint (KRF) that originates in North Dakota and...


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February 27, 2018

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue is a dedication to Wilt Wright, an Alberta archaeologist who recently passed away.