Artifacts & Tools

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Aberrant Radiocarbon Dates on an Inuit Arrowhead

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. Erle Nelson
Robert McGhee
Arctic, vol. 55, no. 4, December 2002, pp. 345-[?]
Description
Describes processes used to resolve discrepancy in dating Thule culture artifact made from material that was ancient at the time the tool was created.
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Aboriginal Camp Sites on Isle Royale, Michigan

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George Irving Quimby
American Antiquity, vol. 4, no. 3, January 1939, pp. 215-223
Description
Examines Woodland pattern and Iroquoian-like pottery found on Isle Royale.
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The Aboriginal Right to Cultural Property

Alternate Title
Part I: Cultural Protection: The Story of a Saanich Bowl
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patrick Walker
Clarine Ostrove
University of British Columbia Law Review, Special Issue: Material Culture in Flux: Law and Policy of Repatriation of Cultural Property, 1995, pp. [13]-28
Description
Article outlines one possible legal response to the imminent export of a scared object under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act.
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An Aboriginal Salt Mine at Camp Verde, Arizona

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 30, pt. 3
E-Books
Author/Creator
Earl H. Morris
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v.30 (p.75-97).
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Aboriginal Weapons and Pipe

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of various Aboriginal artifacts including a bow and quiver with arrows, a flintlock pistol, an axe head, and a pipe. On the back is inscribed "This bow is half wood and half sinew There is no other like it in Canada. The Two long painted arrows were used on Buffalo. The gun is a flint lock." Presumably from a private collection in Medicine Hat, Alberta. On the back is typed "The Pender Agencies . . . Medicine Hat Canada".
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Agnes Fox and Maria Sinclair Interviews

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Agnes Fox
Maria Sinclair
Mary Mountain
Iris Baker
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories about the power of the medicine man and the abilities to foretell the future. It also includes information regarding traditional attitudes toward education, marriage and lifestyle.
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Alaska Native Culture and History

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Allen P. McCartney
Arctic, vol. 34, no. 4, December 1981, pp. 380-381
Description
Book review of: Alaska Native Culture and History edited by Yoshinobu Kotani and William B. Workman.
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Ancient Iron and Slags in Greenland

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Lynda Gullason
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 27, no. 1-2, Architecture Paléoesquimaude / Palaeoeskimo Architecture, 2003, pp. 517-521
Description
Book review of: Ancient Iron and Slags in Greenland by Vagn Fabritius Buchwald.
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An Ancient Village Site of the Shinnecock Indians

Alternate Title
Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 22, pt. 5
E-Books
Author/Creator
M. R. Harrington
Description
Forms part of the Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 22 (p.227-283).
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Animal Tooth Implements from Shell Heaps of Maine

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ernest Edward Tyzzer
American Antiquity, vol. 8, no. 4, April 1943, pp. 354-362
Description
Classification of rodent-tooth tools and evidence indicating the use of carnivore canine teeth.
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Archaeological Research in the North American Arctic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Henry B. Collins
Arctic, vol. 7, no. 3 & 4, 1954, pp. 296-306
Description
Presents overview of archaeological work in the Arctic and relationships between early Inuit culture patterns of the Aleutian, the Old Bering Sea Culture, and the Ipiutak culture.
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The Archaeology of Cape Nome, Alaska

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Wendy Hanford Arundale
Arctic, vol. 33, no. 4, December 1980, pp. 855-857
Description
Book review of: The Archaeology of Cape Nome, Alaska by John Bockstoce.
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The Archaeology of Monitor Valley, 1. Epistemology

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 58, pt.1
E-Books
Author/Creator
David Hurst Thomas
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of the Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 58 (p.1-194).
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The Archaeology of Monitor Valley: 3. Survey and Additional Excavations

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 66, pt. 2
E-Books
Author/Creator
David Hurst Thomas
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 66 (p.131-633, figures 1-229, tables 1-88)
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