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363 results found for: culture and tourism

Topics: Arts, Culture and History Information Type: publications

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September 27, 2019

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This article summarizes archaeological features called bone uprights that appear at sites in Alberta and across the northern plains. Bone uprights are vertical animal bones (usually bison) that were embedded in the ground and served several purposes for pre-contact people.


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September 27, 2019

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This tribute article is a dedication to an influential archaeologist in Alberta – Terry Gibson. The article introduces the 39th issue of the Occasional Paper Series, which is dedicated to Terry Gibson.


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September 1, 2019

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The Libraries Act enables the establishment of public library boards to provide municipal and regional library service. The Act sets out the powers and duties of these boards, and gives them full management and control of public library service.


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July 26, 2019

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This is an article about pre-contact stone features in Alberta. The results of an archaeological excavation of a stone cairn in southern Alberta are compared to results of other excavations at stone cairns in the province. The results inform expectations and management practices concerning an...


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July 24, 2019

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue contains a series of archaeology articles that inform research, management practices, and methods in Alberta.


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July 24, 2019

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This is an article about digital methods of heritage preservation. The article outlines the results of efforts to digitally document a historic building in southern Alberta prior to dismantling. The results inform tourism and historic resource management practices in the province.


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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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June 5, 2019

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This directory is produced annually by the Public Library Services branch of Alberta Municipal Affairs and contains information on the library systems and public libraries in the province. Includes contact information for each library, hours of operation, population served, number of cardholders,...