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Introduction, Historical Background, and Operations, A 3000 Year Old Native Campsite and Trade Centre at The Forks

Kroker, Sid

In these chapters, The Forks Public Archaeology Project (1989-1992) is introduced, particularly the planning and scope for the 1992 component. The historical background of the site is presented in periods of: First Inhabitants (8000 BC-AD 1737), Contact (1737-1821), Transition (1821-1870), Industrialization and Immigration (1870-1888), and Railway (1888-1988). Project operations are detailed in terms of location, set-up, methodology abd procedures, participant orientation, visitor services, noteworthy occurrences, site closure, and post-season activites.

* see overall compilation for PDF: Kroker, Sid and Pam Goundry (compilers). 1993. A 3000 Year Old Native Campsite and Trade Centre at The Forks. Winnipeg: The Forks Public Archaeology Association. [ Research monograph (268pp)(FNHSC, TFNP pdf, MM, on file at PC) ]

Kroker, Sid. 1993. Introduction, Historical Background, and Operations. In A 3000 Year Old Native Campsite and Trade Centre at The Forks, 1-27. Winnipeg: The Forks Public Archaeology Association, compiled by Sid Kroker and Pam Goundry. [ Section in research monograph (FNHSC, TFNP pdf, MM, on file at PC) *See overall compilation for PDF ]

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