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Organizations: Culture and Tourism Tags: Archaeological Survey of Alberta archaeological resources Protohistoric Period floods

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December 31, 2017

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As a result of the program initiated by Alberta Culture and Tourism in response to the widespread flooding of 2013, a series of previously unidentified archaeological sites were recorded northwest of Calgary on a tributary of the Bow River, Jumpingpound Creek, near the confluence of the two...


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December 31, 2017

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During the Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program, a total of 72 radiocarbon dates were obtained from 23 archaeological sites. Radiocarbon dates submitted too late to be incorporated into final reports account for 65 per cent of the dates and are presented here. This paper provides a...


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December 31, 2017

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Alberta Culture and Tourism initiated the Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program following the June 2013 flooding in southern Alberta to understand how historic resources had been affected during the event and to provide information about effective management of these historic resources in...


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December 31, 2017

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Excavations at three archaeological sites located on the Bow River in Calgary or in relatively close proximity to the east were commissioned in 2016 in response to the floods of 2013. These three sites were impacted by the floods and are in imminent threat of further erosion and information loss....


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December 31, 2017

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The Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program resulted in the recovery of substantial amounts of archaeological material. Excavations were conducted at highly threatened sites. The artifact assemblages recovered from these excavations both support our current understanding of Alberta’s past...