Earliest Native – European encounters in North America – Field school open to all

This listing expired on August 5, 2019. Please contact for any updated information.

Location: Blanc-Sablon, QC, CA

Season: August 5, 2019 to August 18, 2019

Session Dates: 2019-08-05 - 2019-08-11 2019-08-12 - 2019-08-18 Discounted rate for two-week stays

Application Deadline: August 4, 2019

Deadline Type: Contact for details


Program Type:
Field school, Volunteer

RPA Certified:

Archeo-Mamu Cote-Nord

Project Director:
Francois Guindon, PhD

Project Description:

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.

Our work environment is bilingual, offering guidance in English and French.

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: 16th-17th C

Our research program aims to document some of the earliest encounters between First Nations and Europeans in North America, begining in the early 16th C and into the 17th C.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 1 session (1 week)

Minimum Age: 12

Experience Required: No experience required. Our archaeologist will provide technical training and mentoring to participants.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Accomodation and food provided by the project Cost: See website and contact us for most up to date costs and discounts.

Contact Information:

Francois Guindon, PhD

3, avenue Denonville





Phone: 4184097455

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