Avayalik Islands

Back in 2015 I wrote a post about the Torngat Archaeological Project (TAP). The TAP is the largest archaeological survey ever conducted in Labrador in terms of distance covered and the number of sites found, ~450 km of coastline and just under 350 sites. The survey was jointly led by Dr. William Fitzhugh of the […]

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Finding Archaeology Sites

One of the questions I’m often asked is how archaeologists find sites. While there is no one particular way, sometimes it is as simple as just using a shovel to dig holes while being guided by our experience and education. For example, in 1997 I participated in archaeological testing of the area around Bird Cove […]

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