Lower Mackenzie Valley archaeological survey and Arctic Red River archaeological excavation

Regions: Gwich'in Settlement Area

Tags: physical sciences, social sciences, anthropology, stratigraphy, archaeology

Principal Investigator: Nolin, Luc (1)
Licence Number: 12459
Organization: Canadian Museum of Civilization, Archaeological Survey of Canada
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Issued: Jan 01, 1993
Project Team: M. Jackson, J. Mooney, M. Drapeau, D. Cookle

Objective(s): To conduct extensive site testing at six locations in the lower Mackenzie Valley to better understand the variability of site locations and their stratigraphic context; to conduct an archaeological excavation at the confluence of the Arctic Red and Mackenzie Rivers. Licence issued for use of Inuvik Research Centre.

Project Description: The researchers will conduct archaeological surveys and excavations at seven locations along the Mackenzie River: six sites will be surveyed and the seventh site, located at the confluence of the Arctic and Mackenzie Rivers, will be excavated. Licence issued for use of Inuvik Research Centre.