Lane’s Cove Dorset Palaeoeskimo

In July of 1969, Dr. James Tuck and his crew, Simon Dawson and Ches Skinner, excavated a Dorset Palaeoeskimo site at Lane's Cove in Englee on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland. The excavated portion of the site was around 30m2 which is not a large excavation area. Despite its size it contained a considerable amount … Continue reading Lane’s Cove Dorset Palaeoeskimo


Dr. Priscilla Renouf

Most people reading this post will be aware that Dr. Priscilla Renouf passed away last week. The community of archaeologists who work in Newfoundland and Labrador is very small and when one of our members passes, we all feel it. I had regular dealings with her and I worked for her for one summer. She … Continue reading Dr. Priscilla Renouf