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

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January 1, 1985

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In 1977 and 1978 archaeological excavations were carried out at Victoria Post in areas not previously examined, to further broaden our understanding of this late-nineteenth-century fur trade site. Much new information was recovered on the structure of the Clerk's house and associated kitchen...


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January 1, 1985

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This monograph delimits the results of the 1978 excavations at FjPi-29 in the Strathcona Science Park near Edmonton, Alberta. Artifacts resulting from controlled surface pickup, patterned auger hole testing and the excavation of ten 2x2 metre units are examined in depth with detailed comparison...


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January 1, 1984

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The historical walking tour of downtown Medicine Hat presented in this booklet is 2.4 kilometres long.


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January 1, 1984

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Presents a comprehensive review of communal buffalo hunting on the Northern Plains. The document also includes lengthy quotes from rare primary sources which might otherwise be difficult to access. The report was prepared in conjunction with the planned development of a major public...


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January 1, 1983

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This report presents a detailed account of the findings of the 1980 salvage excavations at site EgPr-2 which is located in the southern Alberta Foothills at Sibbald Flat some 72 kilometers due west of Calgary. The improvement of Highway 968 as part of the general Kananaskis development program...


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January 1, 1983

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This thesis investigates prehistoric cultures of the Northern Great Plains during the period from 1000 BC to 1000 AD, viewing them within a taxonomic framework of archaeological units—the phase and cultural tradition. In this thesis 200 archaeological components and 155 radiocarbon dates are...


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January 1, 1982

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An archaeological reconnaissance of the Lac La Biche region in northeastern Alberta was conducted during the summer of 1975. On the basis of the data collected, a series of hypotheses have been formulated to explain the prehistoric cultural dynamics of the region.


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January 1, 1980

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In 1977, archaeological investigations were carried out at the Cochrane Ranche site prior to the development of the site as an historic park. The investigations obtained general information about the ranch period of the late 19th century in Western Canada, provided detailed construction...


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January 1, 1980

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This booklet contains a historical walking tour for the town of High River.


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January 1, 1979

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Contains two papers in the Occasional Paper series. Excavations at Writing-On-Stone (Occasional Paper 12) reports on excavations at selected locations of the rock art site of Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park. The excavations demonstrate repeated native occupation of the area from approximately...