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Topics: Arts, Culture and History Organizations: Culture (1980-1987,2013-2014)

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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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The prehistory of Alberta Plains span at least 11,000 years. Archaeologists have discerned changes in artifact styles which allow this long record of human habitation to be divided into periods and phases/complexes. The periods document changes in weapon technology while the phases/complexes...


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January 1, 1986

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Presents a collection of archaeological studies seeking to understand the characteristics of the prehistory of the mountains and foothills that form the Eastern Slopes along the Rocky Mountains. The papers are organized in a geographical cline from south to north, with those having a more...


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January 1, 1986

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This paper addresses the question of the positions of various Plains Indian tribes across the southern Alberta landscape at about the time of first European influence and, later, actual European contact. The primary data sources consulted are the published historic and ethnographic accounts of...


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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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January 1, 1986

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Presents a synthesis of the data of ethnological science with the information concerning the Blackfoot contained in the writings of the explorers, travellers and traders from the time of first contact to the year 1821. Includes information on material culture.


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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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In 1984 a Plains prehistory symposium was organized for the 17th annual Canadian Archaeological Association meeting in Victoria, British Columbia. The session papers, covering a broad range of topics, have been edited for publication and are presented in this report.


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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...


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January 1, 1985

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The Eaglenest Portage Site (alternately referred to by the briefer Borden designation, HkPa 4), is a large site located in the Birch Mountains region of northeastern Alberta. Extensive excavations aimed at obtaining a glimpse of the spatial structure of artifact distributions on the site were...