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Archive for August, 2011

Just in from our final field reserach trip of the year.  Our objective was to survey village sites in and around a major stone fish trap site on the west coast of Banks Island.  We conducted auger and percussion core tests at three village sites (one of which was also a historic drag seine camp).  […]

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Laxyuup Gitxaala – research trips 2011

Since 2009 a joint UBC/Gitxaala research team has been documenting ancient Gitxaala villages and resource harvesting sites.  We have ranged from K’modah (Lowe Inlet) to Campania Island to Banks Island and within Kitkatla Inlet.  We have identified half a dozen villages not previously recorded in the provincial database. This final trip of the 2011 reserach […]

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