Religion and its associated rituals are a very personal thing to most people but it is an important thing for archaeologists to understand. Religion guides people and entire cultures through numerous aspects of everyday life from how they handle death to how they relate to the natural world. While being mostly intangible, religion can be […]Read More Religion in the Archaeological Record
In the fall of 2010, Neil White and Marion Adams were at the ferry terminal at Change Islands waiting for the ferry. They took a stroll around the parking lot and in the area just off the pavement they noticed something unusual sticking out of the ground. They recognized the stone they were looking at […]Read More Where did the Change Islands biface cache come from, chemically speaking?
I had the opportunity this week to take a zodiac trip around a small part of Notre Dame Bay and visit some known archaeology sites including Beothuk burial places. Thanks to the generosity of Ocean Quest Close Encounters Twillingate and Captain Grant Cudmore we were able to visit two possibly three known sites and we […]Read More Teaser: Notre Dame Bay zodiac trip