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Location: Blanc-Sablon, QC, CA
Season: August 5, 2019 to August 18, 2019
Session Dates: 2019-08-05 to 2019-08-11 2019-08-12 to 20190-08-18
Application Deadline: August 5, 2019
Deadline Type: Rolling
Field school, Volunteer
Francois Guindon, PhD social anthropology and archaeology
Archaeological Adventure offers a complete archaeological experience where you can take part in excavations at the Blanc-Sablon National Historic Site of Canada, with evidence of human occupation for more than 8,000 years. Under the supervision of archaeologists, explore the exceptional beauty of this site located between the Brador Hills and the St. Lawrence River, where you can watch whales, seals and icebergs during the summer. By your discoveries, you will also help us protect and learn more about this unique archaeological site.
From August 5th through 18th, 2019, our team will be digging one of the many early contact occupations of the National Historic Site.
Period(s) of Occupation: Indigenous - European Contact (early 1500s through 1600s)
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: One week
Minimum Age: 12
Experience Required: No experience required
Room and Board Arrangements:
Accomodation provided at local hotel or rented house. Meals are communal and will be prepared by participants and staff together. Cost: See website for more details: www.archaeologicaladventure.com Or contact us by email for the most up to date prices and discounts.
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