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Manitoulin Island in transition: an eco-epidemiological evaluation of late 19th and early 20th century mortality
Exploring data from the past provides insightful perspectives, particularly in health and disease causation. More recent anthropological perspectives of the epidemiologic transition revisit the significance that social ...
Evaluating consumer-grade sonar for documenting inundated archaeological sites in Northwestern Ontario
This thesis assesses the application and effectiveness of consumer-grade sonar instruments for documenting inundated archaeological sites across Northwestern Ontario. Although the use of bathymetry and side scan sonar is ...
Coming to know through story: exploring the social economy of blueberry foraging in Northwestern Ontario
Foraging for wild blueberries is part of the identity of many Northern Ontario residents. As far back as many people can remember their families have completed the annual trek out to the blueberry patch to harvest blueberries ...
Investigating the qualities of raw lithic material and the selection pressures of lithic materials from the gunflint formation, in Ontario Canada
The study of stone tools in archaeology has advanced considerably in recent years, from the early ideas of what makes a stone anthropogenically modified to using advanced spectroscopic techniques to help determine ancient ...
Paleoecology of a wild rice (Zizania spp.) lake in Northwestern Ontario
The high density of archaeological sites around Whitefish Lake, coupled with abundant wild rice currently growing there circumstantially indicates that this resource was economically important to precontact people. This ...