News and Announcements

CAA/ACA Bulletin

The new vision for the Bulletin is a venue for discussing a wide range of topics relevant to the interests of CAA members and wider audiences online, and will appear in a more traditional downloadable format twice per year. In particular, the Bulletin seeks to highlight and address the diverse backgrounds and experiences of members.

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I would like to congratulate Mr. Moss, Chief Archaeologist for the City of Québec, following his appointment to the Advisory Committee on Canada’s Tentative List for World Heritage Sites. This committee will be responsible for recommending cultural and natural heritage sites to the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, for an eventual inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

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Assessment Archaeologist, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife

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Date Posted: 
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Location: Yellowknife
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Information
The Assessment Archaeologist is located in the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife (Headquarters), and reports to the Territorial Archaeologist.

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UNBC - Assistant Professor (Full-time, Tenure-Track Position)

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Date Posted: 
Friday, March 10, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The Department of Anthropology at UNBC invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in biomedical anthropology. The Department of Anthropology offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in preparation for careers in both the public and private sectors.

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Each year the CAA recognizes the importance of public journalism, institutions, and social media in disseminating and promoting Canadian archaeology. Outstanding efforts are recognized through the Public Communications Award, with awards made in each of the following categories: Writer/Producer, Professional/Institutional, and Social Media.  

These awards recognise contributions by journalists, film producers, professional archaeologists and institutions and are adjudicated by a committee composed of a regional representation of CAA members.  

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Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations- Archaeology Branch, Victoria BC

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The Roscoe Wilmeth Award for Service

The Roscoe Wilmeth Award recognizes outstanding, long-term service by a CAA member to the Canadian Archaeological Association or to Canadian Archaeology. It is not necessarily awarded every year, and it may be awarded to more than one nominee in a given year.

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Announcing Memorial University’s new Archaeology Co-operative Education Program

Students available for Spring/Summer 2017

Motivated & skilled Archaeology students are now seeking opportunities to develop their skills & contribute to your work. Work terms are full time, paid & 12-16 weeks in duration, and they can begin as soon as April 24, 2017.

To learn more about how you can recruit an ACE student contact Theresa Mackenzie: 709.864.2402; tmackenz@mun.ca.

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Canadian Journal of Archaeology Volume 40, Issue 2

In this Issue:

  • Geochemistry of Pre-Contact Potsherds from Southern Mainland Nova Scotia: Constraints on Pottery Pathways – J. Victor Owen, John D. Greenough, Megan Himmelman, and Stephen T. Powell
  • Pour une typologie stylistique chrono-thématique des faïences françaises retrouvées dans les anciennes colonies d’Amérique (XVIIe–XVIIIe s.) – Laetitia Métreau, Jean Rosen, Caroline Girard, et Réginald Auger
  • Standardization, Reliability, and Paleoindian Ovate Biface Production: A View from 20-Cl-227, the Round Lake Site Cache, Clinton County, Michigan, USA – Dillon H. Carr and William A. Lovis
  • Searching for Evidence of Maize Consumption at Cluny: Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analysis of Dog and Bison Bone Collagen – Kim Edwards, Dale Allen Walde, and M. Anne Katzenberg
  • Chronological Modeling and Insights on European-St. Lawrence Iroquoian Interaction from the Roebuck Site, Ontario – Jennifer Birch, Carley A. Crann, and Jean-Luc Pilon

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CAA Members can dowload PDFs of articles and book reviews when logged in to the website.

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Since we have some remaining inventory the CAA would like to extend their offer to its membership of HUGE discounts on all back issues of the Canadian Journal of Archaeology up to and including 2013, as well as the CD-ROM.

Do you have some of the Canadian Journal of Archaeology issues, from the 1st Volume in 1977 to the 37th Volume in 2013, but not all of them? Would you like to complete your library? Well now is your chance to fill in those missing Volumes. At even better prices than the last Fire Sale!

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