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Principles of Ethical Conduct

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Preamble

The objectives of the Canadian Archaeological Association include promoting, protecting and conserving the archaeological heritage of Canada, and the dissemination of archaeological knowledge. Canadian archaeologists conduct their activities according to the principles of scholarly practice and recognize the interests of groups affected by their research.

Statement of Principles for Ethical Conduct Pertaining to Aboriginal Peoples

Preamble

The objectives of the Canadian Archaeological Association include the promotion, protection and conservation of the archaeological heritage of Canada, and the dissemination of archaeological knowledge.  Canadian archaeologists conduct their activities according to the principles of scholarly practice and recognize the interests of groups affected by their research.  Whereas the heritage of First Nations Peoples constitutes the greater part of the Canadian archaeological record, this document presents a Statement of Principles that guides members of the Association in their relationships with Aboriginal peoples.