Archaeology on the Edge: New Perspectives from the Northern Plains

Edited by Jane H. Kelley and Brian Kooyman and Jack W. Brink and J.F. Dormaar and H.V. Hills and Jane Kelley and Brian Kooyman and Alison Landals and Robert McGhee and Paul McNeil and Gerald A. Oetelaar and Trevor R. Peck and Scott Raymond and Elizabeth R

© 2004

Dedicated to the memory of Richard G. Forbis, this collection of papers presented by his students and colleagues represents more than a tribute to a pioneer and legend in Alberta archaeology.

Richard "Dick" Forbis was seminal in putting archaeology in Alberta on the road it has taken and in establishing the field of cultural resource management. Throughout his career, he was passionate about many issues facing modern archaeology and imparted his concern and enthusiasm to his students and colleagues, seeking to push the boundaries of our preconceptions and encourage those around him to find answers to many difficult yet challenging questions.

In this spirit, the papers chosen for this collection focus on new directions in northern plains archaeological research and are a unique and topical contribution to modern archaeology.

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  • Publisher: University of Calgary Press
  • Page Count: 276 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 9.0in x 9.0in
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Archaeology on the Edge: New Perspectives from the Northern Plains

Edited by Jane H. Kelley and Brian Kooyman and Jack W. Brink and J.F. Dormaar and H.V. Hills and Jane Kelley and Brian Kooyman and Alison Landals and Robert McGhee and Paul McNeil and Gerald A. Oetelaar and Trevor R. Peck and Scott Raymond and Elizabeth R

© 2004

Dedicated to the memory of Richard G. Forbis, this collection of papers presented by his students and colleagues represents more than a tribute to a pioneer and legend in Alberta archaeology.

Richard "Dick" Forbis was seminal in putting archaeology in Alberta on the road it has taken and in establishing the field of cultural resource management. Throughout his career, he was passionate about many issues facing modern archaeology and imparted his concern and enthusiasm to his students and colleagues, seeking to push the boundaries of our preconceptions and encourage those around him to find answers to many difficult yet challenging questions.

In this spirit, the papers chosen for this collection focus on new directions in northern plains archaeological research and are a unique and topical contribution to modern archaeology.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Publisher: University of Calgary Press
  • Page Count: 276 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 9.0in x 9.0in
Jane Kelley is professor emerita in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Calgary and is a prominent scholar of the American Southwest and northern Mexico.|
Brian Kooyman is a professor in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Calgary. He has had major research projects at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and is co-director of the Wally's Beach excavation site in southern Alberta.

Introduction
Brian Kooyman & Jane Kelley

Remembering Dick Forbis
Scott Raymond

Between Racism and Romanticism, Scientism and Spiritualism: The Dilemmas of New World Archaeology
Robert McGhee

Manyberries Cairn DgOo-1, Alberta, Canada
J.F. Dormaar

Mortlach and One-Gun: Phase to Phase
Dale Walde

Editing the Cultural Landscape: A Taphonomic Perspective on the Destruction of Aboriginal Sites on the Northwest Plains
Paul McNeil, L.V. Hills, B. Kooyman & M. Shayne Tolman

Islands in a Sea of Grass: The Significance of Wood in Winter Campsite Selection on the Northwestern Plains
J. Rod Vickers & Trevor R. Peck

Stone Circles, Social Organization and Special Places: Forbis' Skepticism Revisited
Gerald A. Oetelaar

The Lessons of Buffalo Bird Woman: Faunal Abundance and Representation from Plains Oral History
Jack W. Brink

Identification of Marrow Extraction in Zooarchaeological Assemblages Based on Fracture Patterns
Brian Kooyman

Communal Hunting as a Social Model for Paleoindian to Early Archaic Transition on the Plains
Elizabeth Robertson

Horse Heaven: Change in Late Precontact to Contact Period Landscape Use in Southern Alberta
Alison Landals