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47 results found for: culture and tourism

Topics: Arts, Culture and History Audience: Researchers

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July 16, 2019

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The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Notes Series are intended to help people interested in preserving, protecting and interpreting Alberta history. This guide focuses how to develop a local heritage marker program.


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July 16, 2019

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The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Heritage Notes Series are intended to help people interested in preserving, protecting and interpreting Alberta history. This guide focuses on how to conduct a historical research.


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June 17, 2019

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The listing of historic resources identifies lands that contain or are believed to contain historic resources, including primarily archaeological and palaeontological sites, Aboriginal traditional use sites of a historic resource nature, and historic structures. Issued twice a year, it provides...


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February 20, 2019

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This archaeology paper describes work at a stratified site in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Aeolian silts covering the terrace at this site (243R) contained evidence of five cultural components. Radiocarbon dates and recovered projectile points suggest that occupations occurred during the Early,...


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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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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper presents several technological resources available to practising archaeologists in culture resource management and academia. The paper discusses how remote sensing methods can enhance documentation of archaeological sites and their interpretation.


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper discusses an artifact type used in pre-contact and historic decoration. Elk ivory pendants adorned clothing and had significant symbolic value for cultural groups in Alberta.


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December 14, 2018

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Stone production debris (debitage) is the most common artifact type found at archaeological sites in North America. A significant time investment is required to catalogue debitage from large assemblages. Conventional thought holds that, because lithic tool manufacture is reductive, the attributes...


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December 14, 2018

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The Vertical Series type of Indigenous rock art is found at only a handful of sites across the northern Great Plains. Discovery of a new site is therefore significant. In 2012 the Glenwood Erratic in southwestern Alberta was reported as a heavily vandalized rock art site. Inspection, however,...


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October 24, 2018

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The Survey of Albertans on Culture and Tourism is a province-wide telephone survey of 1,000 adult Albertans designed to understand perceptions and participation on various topics related to volunteer work, the arts, cultural industries, heritage, tourism, recreation, sport and community. The...