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32 results found for: culture and tourism

Audience: Government Publication Type: Report Formats: PDF

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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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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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October 9, 2018

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This report reflects the name and status in effect for each municipality at the time the report was produced. Eligible capital projects include municipal roads, bridges, public transit vehicles/facilities, emergency services facilities/equipment, water and wastewater systems, solid waste...


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May 1, 2018

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This document outlines the unique considerations relevant to managing Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildland Provincial Park within the context of the system of Alberta’s Provincial Parks. In the plan, each issue is given context, management objectives are identified and corresponding...


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December 1, 2016

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The Métis Women’s Council on Economic Security was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Government of Alberta on strategies to improve the economic security of Indigenous women in Alberta. The Council’s 2016 report and recommendations puts forth recommendations in the areas of...