The Archaeological Survey in Numbers – 2020 Update Part One

Written By: Colleen Haukaas, Archaeological Survey This week’s post is an update on the Archaeological Survey’s permit management program from 2020. In Alberta, as elsewhere in Canada, archaeological sites are protected and managed through legislation, as archaeological sites and artifacts are thought to be of value to Albertans. Most of the work archaeological permits since the … Read more The Archaeological Survey in Numbers – 2020 Update Part One

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The Archaeological Survey in Numbers- 2019 Update

Written By: Colleen Haukaas (Archaeological Survey) This week’s post is an update on archaeological project and site data for 2019 from the Archaeological Survey. Click the image below the see the full size. Disclaimer: the archaeological site counts for 2019 may not be final. They are constantly being updated as consultants and researchers submit their reports … Read more The Archaeological Survey in Numbers- 2019 Update

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The Archaeological Survey in Numbers – 2018 Update

Written By: Colleen Haukaas (Archaeological Survey) This week’s post is an update on archaeological project and site data for 2018 from the Archaeological Survey. Click the image below the see the full size. Disclaimer: the archaeological site counts for 2018 are not final. They are constantly being updated as consultants and researchers submit their reports to … Read more The Archaeological Survey in Numbers – 2018 Update

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The Archaeological Survey in Numbers – 2017 Update

This week’s post is an update on archaeological project and site data for 2017 from the Archaeological Survey. Click the image below and zoom to see the full size infographic. Note on archaeological sites: the site counts for 2017 are not yet final. They are constantly being updated as consultants and researchers submit their records … Read more The Archaeological Survey in Numbers – 2017 Update

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN NUMBERS PART THREE : ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE INVESTIGATION

This week’s post is part three of a series of infographics about the Archaeological Research Permit Management System at the Archaeological Survey of the Historic Resources Management Branch. Previous posts: ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN NUMBERS PART TWO : ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERMIT HOLDERS AND COMPANIES THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN NUMBERS 2016 – PART ONE: ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERMITS ARCHAEOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT: STATISTICS FROM THE … Read more ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN NUMBERS PART THREE : ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE INVESTIGATION

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Archaeological Survey in Numbers Part Two : Archaeological Permit Holders and Companies

This week’s post is part two of a series of infographics about the Archaeological Research Permit Management System at the Archaeological Survey of the Historic Resources Management Branch. This infographic discusses the professional archaeologists and archaeological consulting companies working in Alberta. Previous posts: THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN NUMBERS 2016 – PART ONE: ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERMITS ARCHAEOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT: STATISTICS FROM … Read more Archaeological Survey in Numbers Part Two : Archaeological Permit Holders and Companies

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45+ Years of Data Management at the Archaeological Survey of Alberta

Whether excavating archaeological sites or surveying the land in search of undiscovered ones, archaeologists create data. That data can take the form of field journals, artifact catalogues, GPS tracks and waypoints, photographs, excavation plans, level records, site forms, and reports. It is often said that for every month spent in the field, an archaeologist will … Read more 45+ Years of Data Management at the Archaeological Survey of Alberta

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Garden of the gods: Áísínai’pi on the Great Plains

Editor’s note: Special thanks to Aaron Domes (Alberta Parks), Jack Brink (retired Curator of Archaeology at the Royal Alberta Museum) and Martin Heavy Head (Elder and cultural leader of the Kainai) for their input and review of this article. Written by: Todd Kristensen, Archaeological Survey of Alberta and Terra Lekach, freelance archaeologist and artist A … Read more Garden of the gods: Áísínai’pi on the Great Plains

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Pitch and Timber: A History of Human Relationships with Trees in Alberta (Part 2)

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the history of human relationships with trees in Alberta. If you missed part one, read it now. Written by: Todd Kristensen, Archaeological Survey of Alberta Development of Alberta’s Forestry Industry From 1900 to 1910, population growth and steady local demand for lumber meant that … Read more Pitch and Timber: A History of Human Relationships with Trees in Alberta (Part 2)

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