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Ancient People of Port au Choix

The Excavation of an Archaic Indian Cemetary in Newfoundland

By James A. Tuck
Categories: Archaeology, Indigenous Studies, Newfoundland And Labrador Studies
Series: Social and Economic Studies
Series Number: 17
Paperback : 9780919666122, 262 pages, April 1976


The excavation of this 3,000 to 4,000 year old burial complex in northwestern Newfoundland is an important addition to the known sites designated as the Maritime Archaic Tradition of the "Red Paint" peoples. Chapters are devoted to artifacts and other grave goods, lifeways in ancient Port au Choix and the Maritime Archaic Tradition.