Heritage & Culture

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Here is some scenery that our ‘archaeology’/‘heritage’ field work brings us to Definition of ‘archaeology’: the scientific study of material remains (as fossil relics, artifacts, and monuments) of past human life and activities http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archaeology  Definition of ‘heritage’: 1: property that descends to an heir 2 a: something transmitted by or acquired from a predecessor: Legacy, Inheritance, b: Tradition 3: something possessed as a result of one's natural situation or birth: Birthright <the nation's heritage of tolerance> http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heritage
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Here is another scenery photo where our field work brings us to
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Very First Find of the Season… Projectile Point!! A Projectile Point, commonly referred to as an Arrowhead, is a stone tool that could be part of a spear or attached to a throwing device (spear or bow and arrow)
Very First Find of t...
Here is a picture of a lithic found in situ… The definition of ‘Lithic’ is: of, relating to, or being a stone tool http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lithic The definition of ‘in situ’ is:  in the natural or original position or place http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20situ
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Hand Maul with evidence of being pounded, the base was used for pounding like a hammer. The material is a metaphoric low grade greenstone, relative of nephrite.
Hand Maul with evide...
St’át’imc Government Services Heritage Crew Truck
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Possible Culturally Modified Tree ~ CMT (a CMT is a tree that has been altered from its natural state for various cultural purposes)
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Here is an example of a SGS Shovel Test Pit (STP). The purpose of a STP is to test the area for cultural remains or to determine the boundary or extent of a known site.
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First STP of the season!!
First STP of the sea...
Artifact found within a STP!! The definition of ar•ti•fact: 1. any object made by human beings, especially with a view to subsequent use. 2. a handmade object, as a tool, or the remains of one, as a shard of pottery, characteristic of an earlier time or cultural stage, especially such an object found at an archaeological excavation. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/artifact
Artifact found withi...
Wildlife encounter!!
Wildlife encounter!!