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

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January 1, 1991

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Part of Alberta Culture’s Occasional Paper series, Archaeology in Alberta was an annual publication that highlighted and reported on research activities undertaken in Alberta during the year, emphasizing those investigations which yielded new contributions to the knowledge of archaeology in the...


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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, 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...


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January 1, 1979

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In October 1975, a human burial was located during construction activities in Elk Point, Alberta. It consisted of the flexed skeleton of a middle-aged male, with a bundle of artifacts in place under his head. Due to exceptionally good preservation, many perishables are present among these...


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December 1, 1978

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Students of the northwestern plains archaeological region have very limited and scattered amounts of historical and ethnographic records available to them for study. This lack has prompted us to develope a new organizational framework which synthesizes ethnohistoric data gathered from previous...


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September 1, 1978

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Occasional Paper No. 8 presents the results of the excavation of two of nine tipi rings at the Lazy Dog Tipi Ring site, a small tipi ring campsite on the northern fringe of the Northwestern Plains Cultural area in Central Alberta. Occasional Paper No. 9 reports on a second season of...


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January 1, 1978

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In this monograph the culture history of the Clearwater River Drainage Basin Area is examined. Drawing upon archaeological materials gathered during fieldwork involving basic survey and test excavations on three archaeological sites, along with supporting data from ethnohistorical sources and the...


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January 1, 1976

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Presents results of a 3-month survey made during the summer of 1975, in order to trace a section of the river, to inventory sites, and to outline the prehistoric character of the region.


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January 1, 1976

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An archaeological survey of the Caribou and Birch Mountains and portions of the Peace, Athabasca and Clearwater rivers in northern Alberta was directed at inventorying sites and assessing whether or not differential occupation of two ecologically dissimilar uplands had occurred. Greater usage of...