Research and Collections

Research and Collections

Archaeology – Canada

General archaeology
Prehistoric archaeology (Arctic, Rock art)
Historical archaeology


General archaeology

Canadian Archaeological Association

http://www.canadianarchaeology.com/


Canadian Association of Palynologists

http://www.scirpus.ca/cap/cap.shtml


Archaeology at Parks Canada

http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/arch/index_e.asp?sec=1&doc=0


The History of Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador

http://www.nfmuseum.com/archhist.htm


Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador: Annual Report Series

http://www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/pao/arch_in_nl/index.html


Archaeology in Nova Scotia

http://museum.gov.ns.ca/arch/


Réseau Archéo-Québec

http://www.mcc.gouv.qc.ca/reseau-archeo/


Association des archéologues du Québec

http://www.archeologie.qc.ca/


Archaeology in Ontario

http://www.culture.gov.on.ca/english/heritage/archaeology/arch_define.htm


The Archaeology of Ontario

http://www.ontarioarchaeology.on.ca/summary/contents.htm


Ottawa Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society

http://www.ottawaoas.ca/


Archaeology in Kingston and Eastern Ontario, Canada

http://www.carf.info/


Passions and pastimes: Thomas Walter Edwin Sowter, the Ottawa Valley’s First Archaeologist

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/archeo/sowter/sowterhomee.shtml


Exploring the Past: An archeological journey

http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/HistoryCulture/journey.html


Summary of Legislation Protecting Heritage Resources in the Northwest Territories

http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/programs/downloads/SummaryOfLegislation.pdf


Home is Where the Hearth Is: The contribution of small sites to our understanding of Ontario’s past

http://www.ottawaoas.ca/Kingston/proceede.htm


The Lavase River Archaeology Project

http://www.intute.ac.uk/cgi-bin/fullrecord.pl?handle=humbul9836


Saskatchewan Archaeology

http://www.archaeolink.com/saskatchewan_archaeology.htm


Saskatchewan Heritage Online

http://www.heritage-online.net/


Archaeology in British Columbia

http://www.bcapca.bc.ca/archaeology.htm


Archaeology in British Columbia

http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/bc/


Northwest Territories Archaeological Reports

http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/research/archrep/index.asp


Iqaluktuuq Archaeology Project

http://www.kitikmeotheritage.ca/research/iqaluktk/intro.htm


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Prehistoric archaeology


A History of the Native People of Canada

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/archeo/hnpc/npint00e.shtml


Aboriginal Canada Portal: History

http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/site.nsf/en/ao04588.html


The First Americans

http://muweb.millersville.edu/~columbus/data/art/BEGLEY01.ART


Paleovegetation Maps of North America; comprising the USA, Canada, Greenland and ‘Beringia’.

http://www.esd.ornl.gov/ern/qen/new_na.html


Glimpses of Atlantic Canada’s Past

http://www.historymuseum.ca/research-and-collections/research/resources-for-scholars/essays-1/archaeology-1/david-keenlyside/glimpses-of-atlantic-canadas-past/


Prehistoric Soapstone Mining

http://www.heritage.nf.ca/environment/soapstone.html


Port au Choix National Historic Site

http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/portauchoix/natcul/cultur_E.asp


Echoes from the Past: Prehistoric Archaeology in Quebec

http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Echo/e_index.html


Prehistoric Ontario

http://www.carf.info/kingstonpast/prehistory.php


Ontario’s prehistoric past

http://www.uwo.ca/museum/virtual.html


Southwestern Ontario: The First 11,000 Years

http://www.uwo.ca/museum/virtual_tour/index.htm


Southern Ontario Projectile Points

http://www.ssc.uwo.ca/assoc/oas/points/sopoints.html


Kichi Sibi: Tracing Our Region’s Ancient History

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/cmc/archeo/kichisibi/welcome.shtml


Archaeological Mysteries in the Ottawa Area: Edward Van Cortlandt’s ossuary

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/cmc/archeo/ossuary/ossuary-1e.shtml


An Overview of the Prehistory and Early History of the Southern Canadian Shield Region

http://www.gedc.ca/upload/documents/an-overview-of-the-prehistory-
and-early-history-of-the-southern-canadian-shield-region-martin-s-cooper.pdf


The McKean Site: A Late Paleo-Indian / Early Archaic Site In Simcoe County, Ontario

http://adamsheritage.com/articles/lennox/mckean_site.htm


Manitoba Culture History Overview

http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/anthropology/manarchnet/toc.html


Saskatchewan Heritage Online

http://www.heritage-online.ca


Human History in Far Northern Saskatchewan

http://www.canoesaskatchewan.rkc.ca/arch/archhist.htm


Provincial Museum of Alberta: Aspects of Alberta Archaeology

http://www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca/human/archaeo/aspects/aspects.htm


Alberta: Archaeology and Pre-Contact

http://www.abheritage.ca/alberta/en/archaeology/index.html


Archaeology FAQ: What is a Medicine Wheel?

http://www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca/human/archaeo/faq/medwhls.htm


Pre-Glacial archeological evidence at Grimshaw, the Peace River area, Alberta

http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/papers/contents/grimsh.html


Aboriginal Defensive Sites

http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Content_Files/Files/
AboriginalDefensiveSitesarticleOct2006.pdf


Kosapsom village archaeological site

http://bcheritage.ca/artifacts/kosapsom/index.htm


Stó:lo Culture – Ideas of Prehistory and Changing Cultural Relationships to the Land and Environment

http://home.istar.ca/~bthom/LONGTERM-FIN.htm


Confronting Chaos: Deciphering Activity Areas on a Multi-component Interior Plateau Site

http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/papers/contents/at1.html


Maintaining Complexity: Changes in Social Inequality During the Marpole-Late Transition in the Gulf of Georgia Region

http://home.istar.ca/~bthom/saa.htm


The Dead and the Living: Burial Mounds and Cairns and the Development of Social Classes in the Gulf of Georgia Region

http://home.istar.ca/~bthom/thesis.htm


Northwest Coast Box

http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/nwcart/boxintro.htm


Recent Palaeoethnobotanical Research at Scowlitz

http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/peb/scow1.html


Montague Harbour Underwater Archaeology Project

http://dl1.yukoncollege.yk.ca/anthropology/stories/storyReader$19


Retracing An Archaeological Expedition to Canada’s Northwest Territories

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/archeo/nogap/pilhomee.shtml


Archaeological Fieldwork Conducted in the Northwest Territories

http://www.pwnhc.ca/research/archrep/


The significance of the Bluefish Caves in Beringian Prehistory

http://www.museedelhistoire.ca/cmc/explore/resources-for-scholars/
essays/archaeology/jacques-cinq-mars/significance-of-the-bluefish-caves-in-beringian-prehistory


Arctic


Archaeology in Arctic North America

http://anthropology.uwaterloo.ca/ArcticArchStuff/index.html


One Hundred and Twenty Years of Palaeoeskimo Research in Newfoundland: An History of Research

http://www.nfmuseum.com/palaeo.htm


Lost Visions, Forgotten Dreams – Life and Art of an Ancient Arctic People

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/archeo/paleoesq/peinteng.shtml


MSARP Virtual Slide Show: Archaeology in Arctic Canada

http://arky.ucalgary.ca/show/showintro.html


Thule Villages at Resolute Bay

http://www.pwnhc.ca/exhibits/nv/thule.htm


Naujan

http://www.pwnhc.ca/exhibits/nv/naujan.htm

Site of the first scientific archaeological investigations in the Canadian Arctic


Crystal II Archaeological Site, Iqaluit

http://www.pwnhc.ca/exhibits/nv/crystal2.htm


McDougall Sound Archaeological Research Project (1994)

http://arky.ucalgary.ca/show/msarp.html


Nadlok and the Origin of the Copper Inuit

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/archeo/nadlok/nadloke.shtml


Places of Power, Objects of Veneration in the Canadian Arctic

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/archeo/inuksuit/inuk00e.shtml


Qikiqtaruk – Inuvialuit Archaeology on Hershel Island

http://www.yukonheritage.com/publications-herschel.htm


An Archaeological Expedition to Kuukpak

http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/exhibits/kuukpak/index.html


Rock art


Archaeology FAQ: What is Rock Art and where can I see it?

http://www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca/human/archaeo/faq/rockart.htm


Pictographs and Petroglyphs

http://thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0006282


Carved in Stone: Mi’kmaw Petroglyphs Recorded by George Creed 1887-88

http://museum.gov.ns.ca/imagesns/petroglyphs/


Aboriginal Rock Art (in Saskatchewan)

http://www.canoesaskatchewan.rkc.ca/arch/rockart.htm


Rock Art of British Columbia

http://www2.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/rockart/index.html


Problems in Dating and Interpreting Rock Art in British Columbia

http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/papers/contents/rockar1.html


Petroglyphs in British Columbia

http://www.britishcolumbia.com/attractions/?id=37


Vancouver Island, BC, Petroglyphs and Pictographs

http://www.vancouverisland.com/005attract/petroglyphs.html


Petroglyphs, Heaven and Earth

http://www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Human_History/Archaeology.aspx?id=238


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Historical archaeology


Nova Scotia Archaeology Site Pages

http://museum.gov.ns.ca/arch/sites.htm


Archaeology at the Fortress of Louisbourg

http://fortress.uccb.ns.ca/archaeology/arch.htm


Archaeology: A Step Back In Time. The Grassy Island Experience

http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/archaeology/default.htm


Photographs of Grassy Island : Fort William Augustus 1725 – 1744

http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/grassyisland.html


Archaeology Comes to the Rescue of a 17th-Century Shipwreck

http://www.mcc.gouv.qc.ca/phips/wreck01.htm


Lady Sherbrooke : Une fenêtre sur les débuts de la navigation à vapeur sur le Saint-Laurent

http://www.diablesdesmers.qc.ca/revue_la_plongee/lady_sherbrooke.htm


A Brief History of Archaeology in Kingston

http://www.carf.info/kingstonpast/archaeology.php


Archaeological Investigations at Hudson’s Bay Company Fort Edmonton V

http://www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca/human/archaeo/research/fort.htm


Rescue Excavation of the Kirilovka Doukhobor Village Site

http://www.westernheritage.ca/Kirilovka_Showcase/kirilovk.html


The Franklin Trail

http://www.netscapades.com/franklintrail


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