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Preliminary Analysis of Fish Remains, Archaic Occupations at The Forks

Simonds, Eric C.

This chapter presents the analysis of the 45,992 fish remains recovered during the 1993 excavations in the following sections: methodology, analysis, fish populations and the palaeoenvironment, fishing in Native North America (including ethnohistorical accounts of Precontact fishing practices and use of fish, fish as a dietary resource, archaeological evidence of Precontact fishing practices and technologies, and fish processing), and comparisons with other excavations. An appendix entitled "Summary Documentation of Fishes of Manitoba" is included.

*see overall compilation for PDF: Kroker, Sid and Pam Goundry (compilers). 1994. Archaic Occupations at The Forks. Winnipeg: The Forks Public Archaeology Association. [ Research monograph (329pp)(FNHSC, TFNP pdf, HRB, MM, on file at PC) ]

Simonds, Eric C.. 1994. Preliminary Analysis of Fish Remains. In Archaic Occupations at The Forks, 137-186. Winnipeg: The Forks Public Archaeology Association, compiled by Sid Kroker and Pam Goundry. [ Section in research monograph (FNHSC, TFNP pdf, HRB, MM, on file at PC) *See overall compilation for PDF ]

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