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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;

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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.

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Gary Warrick received a request for assistance in finding a sponsor for a Syrian archaeologist and his family to relocate to Canada. We are posting the letter here for those CAA members who may belong to other organizations that have the funds and support for sponsoring Syrian refugees.

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Parks Canada is pleased to pass along this message from ICOMOS-Canada. They are providing free OUV guidance workshops for those who are considering preparing applications for Canada's Tentative List for World Heritage Sites.

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These two reports have been prepared to assist those who are considering or preparing an application for Canada’s Tentative List.

Updating Canada’s Tentative List – Environmental Scan of Natural Heritage Themes
Updating Canada’s Tentative List – Environmental Scan of Cultural Heritage Themes

The reports can be found at:

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Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage logo "Perpetuation" created by lessLIE

The Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) Project, an international research initiative based at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada share nine insightful reports created by community partners around the globe.

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Applications are invited for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment in the area of Biological Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Social Science, Western University at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2017, or as negotiated.  We are seeking a Biological Anthropologist with a focus on Bioarchaeology, studying the intersection of culture, biology and environment in the past using archaeometric methods.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in human skeletal analysis.

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