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Location: Missoula, Montana USA and Lillooet, British Columbia, Canada
Season: May 13, 2020 to June 18, 2020
Session Dates: May 13-June 18, 2020
Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
Deadline Type: Contact for Details
Discount for AIA members: None
University of Montana
Anna Marie Prentiss
ANTY 467 Archaeological Field School in British Columbia offers training in excavation and remote sensing in the beautiful Bridge River valley of interior British Columbia, Canada. Our research is conducted as a collaborative partnership with Xwísten, the Bridge River Indian Band. Research focuses on the Bridge River housepit village and in particular, Housepit 54, a deeply stratified pithouse at the site. The field school includes field trips to the famous Keatley Creek site and the Secwepemc Heritage Center in Kamloops, B.C. Tuition and fees are estimated to be $3480. Tuition and fees cover 7 upper division UM credits and room and board while in the field context. Students are encouraged to provide their own transport to and from the field site (carpools will also be arranged).
Period(s) of Occupation: Late Prehistoric (ca. 1500-1000 years ago), Plateau Pithouse Tradition
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: full season (five weeks)
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: None
Room and Board Arrangements:
Provided in the field context.
7 upper division credits from the University of Montana
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