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Fraser River archaeological project by Charles E. Borden

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Published by Queen"s Printer in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Fraser River Valley -- Antiquities,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- British Columbia -- Fraser River Valley,
  • British Columbia -- Antiquities,
  • Fraser River Valley (B.C.) -- Antiquities

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Statementby Charles E. Borden.
SeriesAnthropology papers / National Museum of Canada, Anthropology papers (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination6 p. :
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Open LibraryOL13575782M

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Chapter 1. Lower Fraser River Region Landscapes – Mike K. Rousseau .. 1 LOWER FRASER CANYON SUB-REGION Chapter 2. Archaeological Petroforms of the Lower Fraser River Canyon – Kisha Supernant .. 13 Chapter 3.   Twenty-five years ago Rick worked on a book about the Fraser with Haig-Brown and said there has not been one written about the river since. Rick is an archaeologist turned photographer who spent a number of years working in the Central Interior locating archaeological sites associated on the Nuxalk-Carrier Grease Trail. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. People An Archaeological of the Middle History Fraser by Canyon Anna: An Archaeological History by Anna Marie Prentiss and Ian Kuijt tries to be all things to all people. At once, it is a synthesis of decades of archaeological fieldwork at famed sites such as Keat-ley Creek and Bridge River in the Mid Fraser region. It also tries to be an acces-.

Early hunter/gatherer societies have traditionally been considered basically egalitarian in nature. This assumption, however, has been challenged by contemporary archaeological and anthropological research, which has demonstrated that many of these societies had complex social, economic, and political structures. This volume considers two British Columbia Native communities -- the Lillooet and 5/5(2). Between and , I conducted archaeological research in the Fraser River Valley of Southwestern British Columbia in partnership with members of Stó:lō Nation’s Research and Research Management Centre, including Dr. Dave Schaepe, as well as research partners from a number of universities. One long-term project concentrated on the.   The Fraser Valley Sub-Region is the most comprehensive section of the book, comprising ten chapters. Individual chapters focus on basketry (Kathryn Bernick), a pithouse settlement in the Chilliwack River Valley (David Schaepe and Mike Rousseau), high elevation archaeology in the Mount Cheam area (David Shaepe), stone tools at the McCallum (Dana Lepofsky and Michael Lenert) site . Hells Gate is an abrupt narrowing of British Columbia's Fraser River, located immediately downstream of Boston Bar in the southern Fraser towering rock walls of the Fraser River plunge toward each other forcing the waters through a passage only 35 metres ( ft) wide.

  The project was not guided by a single theoretical paradigm but common themes emerged including Indigenous agency and persistence. I like several things about this book. It is a useful contribution to understanding processes of change in nineteenth century British Columbia, especially in the mid-Fraser River region.   The Plateau of northwestern North America offers one of the world's most important records of hunter–gatherer cultural diversity and evolutionary process. During the late prehistoric period, Plateau hunter–gatherers participated in a wide variety of mobile and sedentary mobility regimes, maintained diets emphasizing anadromous fish, roots, and larger game animals, and held patterns of. Coordinates. The Fraser Canyon is a major landform of the Fraser River where it descends rapidly through narrow rock gorges in the Coast Mountains en route from the Interior Plateau of British Columbia to the Fraser uially, the term "Fraser Canyon" is often used to include the Thompson Canyon from Lytton to Ashcroft, since they form the same highway route which most people are.   The book begins in the river’s Upper Reaches at Moose Lake – the only lake on the Fraser – and the glacial waters at Mt. Robson before flowing in a ‘sediment-rich slurry’ toward the.