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The University of Calgary is offering a volunteer excavation program at Blackfoot
Crossing Historical Park this summer.  Participants will excavate alongside members of the Archaeology Field School at the famous Cluny Fortified Village site. First time
participants will receive a tour of the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Interpretive Centre and an introductory tour of the archaeological site. Volunteers will be supervised by experienced University of Calgary graduate students. Training in archaeological excavation techniques will be provided on site. All artifacts
from the site are the property of the Siksika Nation and, ultimately, will be stored at
Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Interpretive Centre.

Please email or call 403-220-8537for further information.

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The Archaeological Survey of Alberta “Blue Series” publications are now available for free download here:
The two series were established in the 1970s and 1980s to help disseminate the results of archaeological work conducted in the Province. Thirty five Occasional Paper volumes and 17 Manuscript Series volumes were issued from 1976-1994. These volumes cover the entire breadth of human history in Alberta, from the late glacial to the recent past, and from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains into the Parkland and Boreal Forest.
New contributions to the Occasional Paper series are welcome. The new series will focus on the annual review style volumes that were a hallmark of the original Occasional Papers. Please consider submitting a manuscript on topics of Alberta archaeology (submission guidelines are here). The deadline for submissions for the 2014 annual review volume is January 31, 2015. Ideas for edited thematic volumes that stretch beyond the confines of Alberta are also welcome.
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The Canadian Archaeological Association and the Canadian Museum of History announce the CAA YouTube Channel Video Awards

These awards are presented for video submissions that promote the fields of archaeology and heritage stewardship in Canada, as well as educate and entertain the general public.

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Fall-Winter 2013 CAA Newsletter (31.2)

The Fall-Winter issue of the CAA Newsletter is now available for download. Inside you'll find Association news, articles on how archaeology was and continues to be practised in Canada, as well as some regular features.
Please note that the submission deadline for the Newsletter's fieldwork issue is March 15, 2014; contact your regional fieldwork editor for details on how to contribute (contact information can be found at the end of the current issue).

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Canadian Journal of Archaeology Volume 37, Issue 2

In this Issue: Rethinking Early Village Development in Southern Ontario: Toward a History of Place-Making by John L. Creese; Nature versus Culture: A Comparison of Blackfoot and Kayapó Resource Management by Lindsay M. Amundsen-Meyer; One Gun Phase Points: A Reassessment of the Late Side-Notched Projectile Point System in Alberta by Tyler James Murchie. CAA Members can dowload PDFs of articles and book reviews when logged in to the website.

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Crew from Archaeological Services Inc. Photo by Erika Range

The CAA/ACA is able to offer assistance to student conference participants to offset their travel costs. Grants apply only to the travel portion of conference expenses and not accommodation. Grant applicants must be members in good standing and must participate directly in the scholarly program of the Annual Conference by presenting a paper or poster for which they are the first (primary) author, or by being a Session Discussant or an Invited Presenter.

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On behalf of the organizing committee for the 47th annual meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, I am pleased to announce the Call for Sessions, Papers, Forums and Posters for the London 2014 CAA conference.

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We have decided to add a new membership category. This has all of the benefits of the regular membership at a reduced cost. The only difference is that you only have Online access to CAA Publications  (you will receive no printed versions). If you like the feel of paper in your hands this is not for you. If you like the idea of going paperless, you may want to consider this option.

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The CAA executive and the 2014 Organizing Committee are happy to announce that the 2014 annual meeting will be held in London, Ontario, from May 14 to May 18, 2014.

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