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52 results found for: culture and tourism

Topics: Arts, Culture and History Audience: Researchers

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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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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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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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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...


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April 18, 2018

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The listing of historic resources is a tool that may assist developers, industry representatives and municipalities in determining if a proposed development might affect historic resources. The listing identifies lands that contain or have a high potential to contain historic resources, including...


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March 28, 2018

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Code of Conduct for board members of the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. The Code of Conduct for applies to all members and employees. The code reflects a commitment to the agency s values and provides a framework to guide ethical conduct in a way that upholds the integrity and...


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March 1, 2018

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Describes the goals and purpose of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta occasional paper series and the guidelines, style guide and submission instructions for contributing a manuscript for inclusion in the series.


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March 1, 2018

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Each issue of the Archaeological Survey Information Bulletin presents topical information of interest to anyone involved in conducting archaeological surveys in the province.


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February 27, 2018

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This article is the fourth in a series intended to assist the identification of raw materials used for precontact stone tools in Alberta. Each article focuses on one raw material; the current article discusses a silicified lignite called Knife River Flint (KRF) that originates in North Dakota and...