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Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador __ "Archaeology In Newfoundland and Labrador 1980 was the first volume in a series of publications released by the Historic Resources Division of the Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador. This annual publication lasted until 1986."  You will find all issues online as PDF files. - From -

Baccalieu Trail Archaeology __ "The Baccalieu Trail Region of Newfoundland and Labrador consists of approximately 70 communities stretched out along 240 km (150 miles) of coastline on a peninsula that forms the north side of Conception Bay and the south side of Trinity Bay on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula. It is a region with a long and a rich history and heritage."  Learn about the history and the archaeological research. - illustrated - From - 

The Beaches __ "The Beaches is a multicomponent habitation site with extensive evidence of Maritime Archaic, Dorset Palaeoeskimo and Recent Indian occupations."  You will find a physical description and results of archaeological research. - illustrated - From -

...The Boyd's Cove Beothuk Site: Newfoundland and... __ "The Boyd's Cove site lies in eastern Notre Dame Bay on the island of Newfoundland's northeast coast." - archaeological research into the lives of the Beothuk people of Newfoundland - illustrated - From Memorial University of Newfoundland -

Boyd's Cove __ "Boyd's Cove, in eastern NOTRE DAME BAY, Newfoundland, has been occupied intermittently for about 2000 years. BEOTHUK pit houses dating from the late 17th or the early 18th century have yielded stone tools lying nearby European artifacts."  A brief overview. - From -


The Colony of Avalon Foundation __ Learn about a non-profit charitable organization created to investigate, preserve, interpret, and develop the remains of the original 17th-century Colony of Avalon. - illustrated - From -

Ferryland Archaeological Site __ "The first known permanent settlement at Ferryland was founded in 1621 by Captain Edward Wynne on behalf of Sir George CALVERT who later became the first Lord Baltimore. At least eleven structures dating from the Calvert period at Ferryland (1621-1638) have been revealed."  A brief article. - From -

Homing in on the Red Paint People __ "More than 5,000 years ago, this barren, sea-lashed coast was home to the Maritime Archaic Indians (MAI), who hunted and fished the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland for more than 2,000 years. The first evidence of the Maritime Archaic culture was discovered more than 30 years ago when James A. Tuck of Memorial University of Newfoundland excavated 56 elaborate burials exposed during housing construction on a small promontory at Port au Choix, on the Gulf of St. Lawrence just south of the Strait of Belle Isle."  Read the whole story. - From -

L'Anse aux Meadows __ "Discovered in 1960, it is the only known site of a Norse or Viking village in Canada, and in North America outside of Greenland."  You will find a general overview. - illustrated - From Wikipedia -

Newfoundland Archaeological Heritage Outreach Program __ "The Newfoundland Archaeological Heritage Outreach Program was designed to help community groups involved in site development by providing access to information about archaeological artifacts and cultures, conservation, and site interpretation."  Learn about their activities, goals and accomplishments. - From - 

Newfoundland and Labrador Culture History and Archaeology __ "Culture history, archaeological sites, and other information related to the past of the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador."  Links to additional resources. - From -


Petit Nord __ "For centuries, migratory fishing crews from Brittany and Normandy created seasonal shore stations on the Petit Nord, to salt and dry cod. This was how Europe first made commercial use of North America -- so the fishing stations of this region form one of the oldest persistent European landscapes in Canada."  A good overview. - From -

Port au Choix National Historic Site __ The remains of four ancient cultures have been found at Port au Choix to date: Maritime Archaic Indian, Dorset and Groswater Paleoeskimo, and Recent Indians. Learn about the research and future plans. - From -

Prehistory Of Saglek Bay, Labrador __ A first person report about archaeological research at Saglek Bay. - illustrated - From -   

Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador - Archaeology ... __ Overview and introduction to archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador. - photos and other illustrations - From Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador -

Resources for Archaeologists | Tourism, Culture and Recreation __ A lot of information but heavily about the permitting process, funding and other practical knowledgs. - From -



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