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Topics: Environment Arts, Culture and History Audience: Educators Formats: PDF Tags: northern plains

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September 27, 2019


This article summarizes archaeological features called bone uprights that appear at sites in Alberta and across the northern plains. Bone uprights are vertical animal bones (usually bison) that were embedded in the ground and served several purposes for pre-contact people.

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February 27, 2018


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...