Bridge River Excavation Case Studies

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The case study that will be looked at is about an excavation that has been on going in British Columbia, Canada, which I have had the privilege working on. The Bridge River Band or Xwisten is just one of the bands that make up the St’át’imc First Nation. The Bridge River excavation has been going on for the better part of a decade. The site mainly consists of pit houses that were occupied up to 1400 years ago. The University of Montana and its archaeological program have been the main archaeologists involved in the project, which is headed by Dr. Anna Marie Prentiss. Dr. Prentiss describes the Bridge River Archaeological project as such “An interdisciplinary collaborative effort involving contributions from First Nations members, archaeologists,

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