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Organizations: Culture (1980-1987,2013-2014) Tags: Archaeological Survey of Alberta

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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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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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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...


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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...