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16 results found for: culture and tourism

Topics: Arts, Culture and History Organizations: Culture and Tourism Audience: Government

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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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January 3, 2019

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Presents the Royal Proclamation made through Order in Council (O.C. 339/2018) on Novermber 14, 2018, proclaiming the month of January of each year as Month of the Artist 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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November 1, 2018

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Cette infographie fournit un aperçu des communautés francophones de l’Alberta, y compris des informations sur le patrimoine, la population, les communautés, les événements, les médias, le continuum de l’éducation et un glossaire.


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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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October 10, 2017

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The mandates and roles document outlines the duties, responsibilities and planning and reporting requirements of the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. The Foundation is a public trust agency responsible for providing grants and technical assistance to heritage projects, making decisions on...


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June 1, 2017

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Cette fiche d’information offre une liste non-exhaustive des programmes, services et ressources en français dont le gouvernement de l’Alberta assure la prestation par l’intermédiaire de divers ministères et secteurs.