An archaeological history of Ashuanipi, Labrador

Neilsen, Scott W. (2016) An archaeological history of Ashuanipi, Labrador. Doctoral (PhD) thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Abstract

This dissertation employs an eclectic approach to archaeology, in which various theories from culture history, processualism, and post-processualism are used together as aspects of a single approach to archaeological history. This multifocal methodology is discussed, and used to organize and present the archaeological survey results from Ashuanipi, a large lake in the Lake Plateau Region of the Quebec Labrador Peninsula. Questions related to predictive modelling, cultural resources management, boreal forest ecology, landscape change, archaeological theory and practice, and Innu history are raised throughout the process – some of these question are answered, while others are guideposts for future research.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral (PhD))
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/11947
Item ID: 11947
Additional Information: Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-234).
Keywords: Archaeological History, Culture History, Innu, Labrador, Quebec, Eeyou, natural history
Department(s): Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Archaeology
Date: February 2016
Date Type: Submission
Geographic Location: Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Processual archaeology--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador; Labrador (N.L.)--Antiquities; Inuit--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador--History; Excavations (Archaeology)--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador

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