Salmon fishing

Currently, there are about 5000 known archaeological sites in Newfoundland and Labrador which range from ~9000 years old to the 20th century. A lot of those sites have seen some level of archaeological investigation. However, one area of archaeological research that has not seen much activity is European salmon fishing. By the 18th century, this […]

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Inuit soapstone lamps

For various reasons I’ve not posted on this site in a long time but I’ve always wanted to get back to it. In the last year or so I’ve been posting on an Instagram account and sharing that in several places. I’ve found that easier because Instagram only requires some photos and a few sentences. […]

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2016-2017 A Season of Loss

This is my first post in six months. While I have been busy, I have also been putting this off because I didn’t know how to start it. On Christmas Day 2016 we lost a colleague and friend, Ken Reynolds. Since then the archaeology community in Newfoundland and Labrador has suffered several losses. Ken began his […]

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