Rast, Timothy L. (1999) Investigating palaeo-Eskimo and Indian settlement patterns along a submerging coast at Burgeo, Newfoundland. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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This thesis is the result of two months of fieldwork done during the summer of 1997 along the submerging southwest coast of Newfoundland. In total, 39 archaeological sites were visited, tested, and recorded along the Burgeo coast from Connoire Bay to Bay de Loup. There is evidence for Maritime Archaic Indian, Groswater Palaeo-eskimo, Dorset Palaeo-eskimo, and Recent Indian occupation in the area. New surveys and private artifact collections supplemented previous research. This thesis considers the relationship of the sites with their environment and provides a new perspective on the precontact settlement patterns of the southwest coast.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Bibliography: leaves 115-127|
|Department(s):||Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Anthropology|
|Geographic Location:||Canada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Burgeo Region|
|Library of Congress Subject Heading:||Paleo-Indians--Newfoundland and Labrador--Burgeo Region; Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric--Newfoundland and Labrador--Burgeo Region; Burgeo Region (N.L.)--Antiquities|
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