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26 results found for: culture and tourism

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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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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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April 10, 2019

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This research goal was to determine: What is causing the slide in travel to Canada; what are the issues retarding growth; how they need to be addressed; what strategic action the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) and its partners must take in order to steer the decline and capitalize on the...


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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 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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April 15, 2016

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Environmental Impact Assessment and associated applications pertaining to the proposed Teck Resources Limited Frontier Oil Sands Mine.The project consists of the construction, operation and reclamation of an oil sands surface mine with a production capacity of about 260,000 barrels per day of...


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April 1, 2016

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The central goal of this project is to complete a tourism investment opportunity assessment of the Central Alberta Economic Partnership region with a particular focus on opportunities that can be pursued by private developers and investors in the next 1-3 years.