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September 27, 2019

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This tribute article is a dedication to an influential archaeologist in Alberta – Terry Gibson. The article introduces the 39th issue of the Occasional Paper Series, which is dedicated to Terry Gibson.


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July 24, 2019

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue contains a series of archaeology articles that inform research, management practices, and methods in Alberta.


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July 2, 2019

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Environmental Impact Assessment and associated applications pertaining to the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project. Proposal to divert extreme flood flow from the Elbow River into an off-stream reservoir where it would be temporarily contained and later released back into the Elbow...


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May 16, 2019

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Environmental Impact Assessment and associated applications pertaining to the proposed Grassy Mountain Coal project. The proposal is to construct and operate an open-pit metallurgical coal mine with production capacity of a maximum of four million tonnes of clean coal per year, over a mine-life...


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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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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...


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February 27, 2018

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The swing of things: Contributions to archaeological research in Alberta, 2018 is part of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta. This issue is a dedication to Wilt Wright, an Alberta archaeologist who recently passed away.


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December 31, 2017

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Excavations in 2015 at EePj-103, Margaret’s Site, revealed a stratified Protohistoric and Historic Period site. A unique feature of this site is that it has two stratigraphically separate protohistoric occupations, neither of which are mixed with earlier Precontact Period materials nor later...


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December 31, 2017

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The FM Ranch Campsite (EfPk-1), one of the province’s most highly valued archaeological sites, was damaged by the 2013 catastrophic floods along the Bow River in southern Alberta. This study recovered archaeological data that was exposed along eroded riverbanks and at risk of further loss. The...