Some days I have moments of ah ha with my job. Other days I have plenty of self-inflicted D’oh moments! Last week I had several moments of both ah ha and D’oh in the same afternoon. In my last post, I told you about how the Provincial Archaeology Office tried to relocate some of the older […]Read More Moments of ah ha, moments of D’oh!
The Intermediate Period (IP) culture was first defined by Dr. William Fitzhugh in the late 1960s based on sites he excavated in North West River (NWR). Fieldwork between 1973 and 1977 on the central coast of Labrador between Cape Harrison and Hebron led Dr. Christopher Nagle to suggest a cultural variant needed to be added […]Read More Intermediate Period Part B: Sheshatshiu
The archaeological interpretation of the precontact Indigenous history of Labrador is generally seen as including Maritime Archaic (MA) (~8800-3200 BP), Intermediate Period (IP) (~3600-1500 BP) and Recent Period (RP) (~2000 BP to Contact). (These dates are based on radiocarbon results and reflect our current understanding. BP means years before present) The MA was first defined […]Read More Intermediate Period Part A: North West River