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2012 End-of-the-World Prophecy Discredited (Again)

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Agnes Portalewska
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3, Defending Life First, September 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the mural in a chamber in Xultún that confirms the Mayan calendar does not predict that the world will end.
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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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Archaeology of the Dalles-Deschutes Region

Alternate Title
University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology ; v.29, no.1
E-Books
Author/Creator
W. Duncan Strong
W. Egbert Schenck
Julian H. Steward
Description
Part of: University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology vol. 29, (pp1-28).
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[Arts and Crafts Shop]

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Institute for Northern Studies
Description
The interior of the Arts & Crafts Shop [Rankin Inlet, NU]. Part of the "Inuit of Keewatin" series (#28b.).
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Keith A. Winsell
Lilianne E. Krosenbrink-Gelissen
David J. Norton
Michael P. J. Kennedy
Jonathan R. Dean
et al.
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 1994, pp. 1-31
Description
Book review of 10 books: Indians Are Us: Culture and Genocide in Native North America by Ward Churchill. Thresholds of Differences: Feminist Critique, Native Women's Writings, Postcolonial Theory by Julia Emberly. Nation to Nation: Aboriginal Sovereignty and the Future of Canada edited by Diane Englestad and John Bird. Arctic Dreams and Nightmares by Alootook Ipellie. The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories: The Original Tsimshian Texts of Henry Tate by Ralph Maud. Ethnophilosophical and Ethnolinguistic Perspectives on the Huron Soul by Michael Pomedli.
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Boulder Effigy Monuments in the Northern Plains

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Thomas F. Kehoe
Alice B. Kehoe
Journal of American Folklore, vol. 72, no. 284, April-June 1959, pp. 115-127
Description
Description and discussion of human and other effigy sites.
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Cairn Above Rankin

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Institute for Northern Studies
Description
Photograph depicts a cairn built near Rankin [Inlet, NU].
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Canada’s Oldest Known Pictograph?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Zenon S. Pohrecky
Tim E.H. Jones
Saskatchewan History, vol. 21, no. 1, Winter , 1968, pp. 30-37
Description
Discusses a pictograph site on the Churchill River; article includes maps, photos and an entry from Alexander Mackenzie’s journal describing the rock painting and its location. Entire issue on one pdf file, scroll to page 30.
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Canadian Inuit Sculpture

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Inuit Art Centre
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Description
Discusses prehistoric arctic art, modern Inuit sculpture, imagery, materials, methods and regional styles.
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A Canadian Shield Pictograph Classification Design

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Dee Maurer
James Patrick Whelan
American Antiquity, vol. 42, no. 2, April 1977, pp. 196-202
Description
Discusses cataloguing and development of computer oriented categories for rock paintings.
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A Carved Stone from D'Arcy, Saskatchewan

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Vladimar Alfred Vigfusson
American Antiquity, vol. 5, no. 4, April 1940, pp. 334-335
Description
Distinctively carved stone with three faces found by Bad Lake, Saskatchewan suggests possibility of prehistoric occupation or early migration from the south.
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The Dragonfly Shield at Writing-on-Stone

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James D. Keyser
Whispering Wind, vol. 41, no. 6, June-July 2013, pp. 10-13
Description
Discusses the significance of the symbol and examines a specific example found in Blackfoot rock art.
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An Eskimo Graffito in Eastern Greenland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Silvio Zavatti
Arctic, vol. 18, no. 3, September 1965, p. 199
Description
Notes a running dog likeness scratched on rock found on Kutdlek Island.
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Exploring Aboriginal History in the Fraser Valley

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jeff Lukovich
Vancouver Sun, June 23, 2007, p. G2
Description
Comments on pictographs created between 3-7,000 years ago at the Xa:ytem Longhouse Interpretive Centre which was designated a National Historic Site in 1992.
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Face 1 and Overhang

Images » Photographs
Description
An overhang with pictographs at Proctor's Narrows, [Kipahigan Lake,] Sask.
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Face 6

Images » Photographs
Description
A rock overhang with pictographs at Proctor's Narrows, [Kipahigan Lake,] Saskatchewan.
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Faces 4, 5, and 6

Images » Photographs
Description
From left to right: faces 4, 5, and 6 - pictographs at Proctor's Narrows. Kipahigan Lake, Sask.
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Faces 4 and 5

Images » Photographs
Description
Pictographs at Proctor's Narrows, [Kipahigan Lake,] Saskatchewan.
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From Time Immemorial: Tsimshian Prehistory

Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Author/Creator
F. Richard Garner
Richard Inglis
Libby Kirby
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Description
Virtual exhibition of the findings of the North Coast Prehistory Project. Gives archaeological information, describes digs, artifacts and research.
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Great Basin Petroglyphs and Prehistoric Game Trails

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert F. Heizer
Martin A. Baumhoff
Science, vol. 129, no. 3353, New Series, April 3, 1959, pp. 904-905
Description
Petroglyphs are located along routes of deer migration which suggest a connection to hunting and perhaps hunting-magic.
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Identified Indian Objects: An Examination of Category

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rebecca S. Hernandez
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 31, no. 3, 2007, pp. 121-140
Description
Examines the use of language in the identification of Native American artifacts and the stereotypes that are perpetuated by their usage.
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Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Andrea Laforet
BC Studies, no. 63, Autumn, 1984, pp. 77-79
Description
Book review of:Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast by Roy L. Carlson. To read review, scroll to page 77.
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Indian Boulder Effigies - Thomas F. Kehoe. - Booklet. - 1963.

Alternate Title
Popular Series (Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History) ; no. 12
Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Thomas F. Kehoe
Description
This booklet lists Aboriginal boulder effigy sites in North America, with emphasis on Saskatchewan. Sites included are Minton, Onion Lake and Ogema, all in Saskatchewan, and Steveville and Cluny, in Alberta. It also lists other stone configurations made on the soil.
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