The South Brook Park site (DgBj-03) was originally found by David Reader in 1993 while he was surveying portions of the Bay of Islands and surrounding environs. At the time of its discovery Reader recorded the site as being badly disturbed by the construction of a water pump house and related piping and a road. … Continue reading The Maritime Archaic occupation of South Brook Park
Two weeks ago I went through the earliest and latest dates for the precontact cultures of Labrador, for this post I’ll look at the precontact cultures of Newfoundland. As previously discussed, who and when are two of the most basic questions in archaeology. The question of who is generally understood in Newfoundland and Labrador. The … Continue reading The Dating Game Part 2: Newfoundland
I was born and raised on the west coast of the island so any time my work sends me out that way I am happy. I spent some time in and around the Deer Lake / Howley area last week working which allowed me some time to check on some known sites in the area. … Continue reading West Coast Spot Finds: Where did you say you found that?