Fraser River Archaeological Field School – 9 credits, offered through Thompson Rivers University (Williams Lake) with Northern Shuswap Tribal Council.
This field school will provide students with a broad range of experience in archaeological techniques, and methods that include, excavation, note taking, surveying, site recording, artifact identification, and cataloguing.
The archaeological focus is on the pre-contact and post-contact First Nations’ settlement patterns. This will include historic and prehistoric components. The field school is directed by archaeologist and anthropologist Beth Bedard.
Deadline for Program Application: July 15, 2014 – Notification of acceptance can be undertaken on or before July 22, 2014. A $100 commitment fee is required along with your application. Spaces are limited, please apply and register early to ensure your place.
Course costs: Course cost for 9 Credits approximately $1,729 and field laboratory costs are approximately $450.
For more information, go to: http://northernshuswaptribalcouncil.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2014_ARCH_field_school_brochure_May-.pdf