Minas Basin Project Publications


Reports, Theses, Conference Papers, and Publications Related to the Minas Basin Archaeological Project (1988-2006)

 

  • 1988:(M. Deal) Western Minas Basin Project 1988: preliminary report. Ms. on file, Nova Scotia, Halifax.
  • 1989:(M. Deal) Western Minas Basin Project 1989: survey design supplement. Ms. on file, Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax.
  • 1989:(M. Deal) Western Minas Basin Project 1989: preliminary report. Ms. on file, Nova Scotia Museum,Halifax.
  • 1989:(M. Deal) The distribution and prehistoric exploitation of Scots Bay chalcedony. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, Fredericton.
  • 1990:(M. Deal) Preliminary report on the macroplant remains from the Melanson site, King's County, Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Museum, Curatorial Report 67:177-186.
  • 1990:(M. Deal and A. Butt) The St. Croix excavation, 1990. Ms. on file, Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax.
  • 1990:(G. Hiseler, and D. Linehan) Macroplant remains from the Clam Cove site, Kings Co., Nova Scotia. MUN Paleoethnobotany Student Papers 1990-3. Ms. on file, Archaeology Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.
  • 1991:(K. Jenkins, and R. Lackowicz) Report on sampled macroplant remains from the St. Croix site (BfDa-1). MUN Paleoethnobotany Student Papers 1990-4. Ms. on file, Archaeology Unit, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.
  • 1991:(M. Deal and H. Kristmanson) Database management of prehistoric ceramic information from southwestern Nova Scotia. Report submitted to the Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
  • 1991:(R. Nash, R. Stewart and M. Deal) Melanson: a central place in southwestern Nova Scotia. In Prehistoric archaeology in the Maritime Provinces: past and present research, edited by M. Deal and S. Blair, pp. 213-225. Council of Maritime Premiers, Fredericton.
  • 1991:(M. Deal and D. Rutherford) The distribution and diversity of Nova Scotian Archaic sites and materials: a re-examination. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, St. John's.
  • 1991:(H. Kristmanson and M. Deal) The identification and interpreation of finishing marks on prehistoric Nova Scotian ceramics. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, St. John's.
  • 1992:(H. Kristmanson and M. Deal) The identification and interpreation of finishing marks on prehistoric Nova Scotian ceramics. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 17:74-84.
  • 1992:(H. Kristmanson) The ceramic sequence for southwestern Nova Scotia: a refinement of the Petersen/Sanger model. M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.
  • 1994:(Deal et al.) Preliminary report on the 1993 excavations at the St. Croix site, Hants County, Nova Scotia. Report submitted to the Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax.
  • 1995:(M. Deal, D. I. Godfrey-Smith, and I. Kunelius) St. Croix Ceramic Chronology Project: Overview and Interpretations. Report submitted to the Institute of Social and Economic Research, MUN.
  • 1995:(D. I. Godfrey-Smith, I. Kunelius, and M. Deal) St. Croix Ceramic Chronology Project: Analytical Results. Report submitted to the Institute of Social and Economic Research, MUN.
  • 1995:(D. I. Godfrey-Smith, M. Deal, and I. Kunelius) Thermoluminesence dating of ceramic technology at St. Croix, Nova Scotia. Paper presented at the Annual Atlantic Geoscience Colloquium, Antigonish.
  • 1996:(P. McEachen) The Meadowood Early Woodland manifestation in the Maritimes: a preliminary interpretation. M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.
  • 1997:(D. I. Godrey-Smith, M. Deal, and I. Kunelius) Thermoluminescence dating at the St. Croix site: chronology building in southwestern Nova Scotia. Geoarchaeology 12(3):251-273.
  • 1998:(B. Murphy) Researching the early Holocene of the Maritime Provinces. M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.
  • 1998:(M. Deal et al.) Archaeology at Castle Frederick: 1992 excavations. Nova Scotia Museum, Curatorial Reports, in press.
  • 1999:(M. Deal and D. Rutherford) The distribution and diversity of Nova Scotian Archaic sites and materials: a re-examination. Nova Scotia Museum, Curatorial Reports, in press.
  • 1999:(D. Laybolt) Prehistoric settlement and subsistence patterning on Gaspereau Lake, Nova Scotia. M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.
  • 2001:(M. Deal and D. Rutherford) The Distribution and Diversity of Nova Scotian Archaic sites and Materials: A Re-examination. Curatorial Report 95:142-173. Nova Scotia Musuem, Halifax.
  • 2001:(M. Deal et al.) Archaeological Investigations at Castle Frederick, Lower Falmouth, 1992. Curatorial Report 95:16-55. Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax.
  • 2002:(M. Deal) Modeling Land and Resource in the Maritime Provinces for the Late Prehistoric and Protohistoric Periods. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, Ottawa.
  • 2003:(M. Deal) Presentation on field work at the Davidson Cove Site, Scots Bay. Scots Bay Community Centre, Aug. 21.
  • 2004:(M. Deal) Preliminary Report on the Scots Bay Archaeological Project. Report submitted to the Nova Scotia Museum under Heritage Research Permit #A2003NS42.
  • 2004:(M. Deal) Scots Bay Archaeological Project: 2004 Field Season. Report submitted to the Nova Scotia Museum under Heritage Research Permit #A2004NS58.
  • 2004:(C. Bower and M. Deal) A Web-linked Guide for Community Archaeology Projects in Nova Scotia. Ms. prepared for the Scots Bay Archaeological Project.
  • 2004:(T. Brady) Canada, Minas Basin Archaeological Survey Project, Nova Scotia. Archaeology World Report 1:41-42.
  • 2004: (M. Deal) Archaeology and Community Outreach in Rural Nova Scotia. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, May 12-16, Winnipeg.
  • 2005:(M. Deal) Archaeology and Community Outreach in Scots Bay. Public presentation under preparation for the Nova Scotia Archaeology Society, January 27, Halifax.
  • 2005: (M. Deal) Starrs Point Archaeological Survey. Report submitted to the Nova Scotia Museum under Heritage Research Permit #A2005NS62.
  • 2006: (M. Deal, D. Rutherford, B. Murphy, and S. Buchanan) Rethinking the Archaic Sequence for the Maritime Provinces. In Proceedings of the Orono Conference on the Archaic, edited by D. Sanger and M. A . P. Renouf. University of Maine, Orono, in press.
  • 2006: (M. Deal and S. J. Halwas) Late Prehistoric Plant Use in the Western Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, April 26-30, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2006:(M. Deal) Paleoethnobotanical Research in the Maritime Provinces. North Atlantic Prehistory1(1), in press.
  • 2006:(S. J. Halwas) Where the Wild Things Grow: A Paleoethnobotanical Study of Late Woodland Plant Use at Clam Cove, Nova Scotia. Unpublished MA thesis, Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's.

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