University of Calgary Public Archaeology Program

This listing expired on June 12, 2019. Please contact for any updated information.

Location: Cluny, AB, CA

Season: May 13, 2019 to June 12, 2019


Program Type:

RPA Certified:

University of Calgary

Project Director:
Alyssa Haggard and Madisen Hvidberg, University of Calgary

Project Description:

The University of Calgary is offering a volunteer excavation program at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park ( this summer. Participants will excavate alongside members of the Archaeology Field School at the famous Cluny Fortified Village site. First time participants will receive an optional tour of the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Interpretive Centre and an introductory tour of the archaeological site. Volunteers will be supervised by experienced University of Calgary graduate students. Training in archaeological excavation techniques will be provided on site. All artifacts from the site are the property of the Siksika Nation and, ultimately, will be stored at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Interpretive Centre. Visit for more information.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 12

Room and Board Arrangements:
Not provided. Cost:

Contact Information:

University of Calgary Public Archaeology Program

2500 University Dr. NW



T2N 1N4


Phone: 403-220-8537

support Us

The AIA is North America's largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to archaeology. The Institute advances awareness, education, fieldwork, preservation, publication, and research of archaeological sites and cultural heritage throughout the world. Your contribution makes a difference.

Post a Fieldwork Opportunity