Session Schedule - Celebrating Canadian Participation in Belizean Archaeology

Session Schedule S-4

Celebrating Canadian Participation in Belizean Archaeology: 50 Years and Still Going Strong!

Organizers: Arianne Boileau (University of Florida) & Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown (Athabasca University)

8:40-9:00 Introduction
Meaghan Peuramäki-Brown (Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta) and Arianne Boileau (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA)
9:00-9:20 Archaeology in the Dark, Bringing the Past to Light: The Canadian Legacy in Belizean Cave Archaeology
Morton, Shawn (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA) and David Pendergast (University College, London, UK)
9:20-9:40 A Canadian Twice Removed. Peter Harrison and Maya Archaeology
Aimers, Jim (State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York, USA)
9:40-10:00 The Archaeology of Industry in the Stann Creek District: Ancient and Recent Past, Present and Future Prospects
Peuramäki-Brown, Meaghan (Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta) and Elizabeth Graham (University College, London, UK)
10:00-10:20 Historical-Political Ecology in Belize’s North Vaca Plateau
Macrae, Scott (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA), Kendall Hills (University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA), and Gyles Iannone (Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario)
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:00 “The further you travel the less you know”: A 10-year Retrospective on Research at Ka’kabish, Belize
Haines, Helen (Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario)
11:00-11:20 The Maya Middle Preclassic: A Summary of Investigations at Pacbitun, Belize
Stanchly, Norbert (AS&G Archaeological Consulting, North York, Ontario) and Terry Powis (Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, USA)
11:20-11:40 Origins, Technologies and Traditions: Some Contributions of Canadian Research on Pottery Production and Exchange among the Ancient Maya of Belize
Howie, Linda (HD Analytical Solutions/ The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario)
11:40-12:00 The Past, Present, and Future of Ancient Maya Agricultural Studies in the Belize: A Canadian Perspective
Macrae, Scott (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA) and Gyles Iannone (Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario)
12:00-13:20 Lunch
13:20-13:40 Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? A Review of Canadian Scholarship on the Ancient Maya Diet
Boileau, Arianne (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA)
13:40-14:00 Worked Bone Tubes from Late and Terminal Classic Burials at Pacbitun, Belize, and Their Possible Use as Musical Instruments
Baker, Polydora (Historic England), Kitty F. Emery (Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, Florida, USA), Arianne Boileau (University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA), Kong F. Cheong (American University, Washington, D.C., USA), Kaitlin Crow (New York University, New York, New York, USA), and Norbert Stanchly (AS&G Archaeological Consulting, North York, Ontario)
14:00-14:20 Down the T 'uhl Hole: Technological and Functional Analysis of Chipped Stone from the Chaa Creek Resort Chultun, Cayo District, Belize
Stemp, W. James (Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire, USA), Charles E. Stoll (Keene State College, Keene, New Hampshire, USA), Christophe G. B. Helmke (University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark), and Jaime J. Awe (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA)
14:20-14:40 The Implications of Obsidian Source Analysis to Occupation Chronology and Economic Relations at Alabama, Belize
Williams, A. Megan (Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta), Elizabeth Paris (University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta), Tristan Carter (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario), and Meaghan Peuramäki-Brown (Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta)
14:40-15:00 Discussant
Jaime Awe (Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA)
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break