Light from Ancient Campfires

Light from Ancient Campfires

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qthe first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric record Light from Ancient Campfires is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive archaeological record of the Northern Plains First Nations. Beginning with the earliest material traces of a human presence in Alberta, author Trevor Peck embarks on a monumental and detailed study of the physical evidence left behind by the area's original inhabitants. It is through the careful interpretation of these material remains that we are able to glean knowledge of the region's prehistoric cultures and of early Native lifeways. In the course of his survey, Peck accordingly reviews the shifting interpretations of the archaeological record that have emerged over the past two decades, asking how new information has altered our understanding of what allows us to identify and define a distinct culture.A radiocarbon date of 3, 190 +/ 60 bp (A1369) was obtained (Webster 2004:62). Other McKean sites in ... In North Dakota, a few McKean sites are known from the western half of the state. The Red Fox site ... There appears to be a dating problem here. The Pictograph ... The Dodge site (24rb1225) is a McKean cache in the Tongue River Valley in southeastern Montana (Davis 1976). Although the fouranbsp;...

Title:Light from Ancient Campfires
Author:Trevor Richard Peck
Publisher:Athabasca University Press - 2011


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