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Visiting Lecturer Series: Dr. Brian Thom

Dr. Brian Thom

Visiting Lecturer Dr. Brian Thom (Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria) will be presenting the talk "Innovations in Ethnographic Mapping and Indigenous Cartography"  on Friday, March 27th. 

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Job Opportunities Available with Parks Canada

Parks Canada is accepting resumes for the following positions: Contract Management Archaeologist (HR-02) and Industrial Archaeology Contract Management Supervisor. 

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Trent @ 50

Photo Credit: Dr. Heather Killop

Dr. Lisa Rankin is one of 10 distinguished alumni invited to participate in Trent @ 50, a celebration of 50 years of Anthropology at Trent University. Photo Credit: Dr. Heather Killop

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Visiting Lecturer Series: Dr. Mike Richards

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Visiting Lecturer Dr. Mike Richards (Department of Anthropology, UBC) will be presenting the talk“The 'Paleo-diet' and the Archaeological Evidence for the Evolution of Human Diets” on January 16th.

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New evidence of early metalworking in Arctic Canada

Geoarchaeology Journal

New evidence from Baffin island suggests an early (pre-Columbian) European presence in the Canadian Arctic, and may represent the earliest evidence of high-temperature nonferrous metalworking in the New World north of Mesoamerica.

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Course offering - Winter 2015

ARCH 2590: Basic Research and Writing about the Archaeological Past

ARCH 2590: Basic Research and Writing about the Archaeological Past is aimed at
introductory level students who are curious about how archaeologists uncover
evidence about the past.

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Course offering - Winter 2015

ARCH 3290: Newfoundland and Labrador Prehistory

ARCH 3290: Newfoundland and Labrador Prehistory explores the culture history of Newfoundland and Labrador from about 9,000 years ago until the time of European settlement.

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ISER Books: History and Renewal of Labrador's Inuit-Metis

History and Renewal of Labrador's Inuit-Metis.

This collection of essays presents new research on the archaeology, history, and contemporary adaptations of Inuit-Métis of central and southeastern Labrador.

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Archaeologist Tim Rast demonstrates flintknapping techniques to students

Flintknapping demonstration

Memorial Archaeology undergraduate students have received a demonstration of flintknapping techniques by archaeologist Tim Rast of Elfshot as part of their studies in archaeological techniques, methodology and theory.

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 The North Atlantic Archaeology Journal

The latest edition of the North Atlantic Archaeology Journal

The new North Atlantic Archaeology Journal is now available. For copies contact Dr. Lisa Rankin at lrankin@mun.ca.

Cost:
$30.00 regular price
$20.00 for students