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FIF 210 Uncovering Secrets: Archaeology in Alberta

Course Description

Explore the archaeology of Alberta including processes of cultural and social change over the last 12,000 years, from the earliest known evidence of human settlement up to the period of European contact. Although principally descriptive in nature, this course encompasses current debates, interpretations and issues in Alberta archaeology. Gain a basic working knowledge of the methods and goals of archaeological research as you review the physical setting and general theoretical approaches to the study of human groups in the region. Also discuss the archaeological identifiable cultural developments in the various sub-regions of Alberta, including Plains, Boreal Forest and Rocky Mountains.


There is a 20% reduced fee for students 65 years of age or older at the time of registration. You must register by phone (403-220-2952) or in person to receive this discount.

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