Virtual archaeological site tours in the service of cultural heritage education
In this presentation, Dr. Scott Hamilton, leader of the Six Seasons archeology team, and Chris McEvoy, member of the archeology team report on an ongoing experiment using consumer technology to develop virtual archaeological tours for distribution as a web resource. While specifically addressing work conducted to support heritage education programming at Lakehead University, the methods and application have direct relevance for similar heritage education programming in northern Manitoba. The two presenters from Lakehead University spoke at the Canadian Archaeological Association annual conference.
Unraveling Fabric-Impressed Pottery Through the Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Īthiniwak Project
“Unraveling Fabric-Impressed Pottery Through the Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Īthiniwak Project: Interlinking Digital Models and Weaving Techniques as Ethnoarchaeology.” In this presentation, Six Seasons postdoc Dr. Taylor-Hollings shares the preliminary results of trying to learn more about fabric-impressed pottery and replicating the textiles that made them. This presentation was part of the first-ever virtual (but 53rd) Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA) annual meeting.
Goose Moon 2021 Newsletter
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Revised Pīsim Finds Her Miskanaw Teacher's Guide
The new Teacher's Guide to accompany the revised edition of Pīsim Finds Her Miskanaw has been released. The guide has five modules:
Module 1: Maci pimahamīyin kī miskanaw (Starting Your Path): Introducing the Book
Module 2: Otīnawāsōwin: Gift of Bringing Life into the World
Module 3: Miskanaw or Life Journey
Module 4: Wawanaskiwin: Orienteering Oneself With the Land Oneself
Module 5: Acimowina: The Power of Storytelling
Pīsim Finds Her Miskanaw
In May 2020, the revised edition of Book One in the Six Seasons Series, Pīsim Finds Her Miskanaw was published. The revised edition features new maps, updated Cree spellings, and an expanded glossary. The revised edition is available for purchase in hard-copy or e-book format on the Portage and Main Press website.
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July 2020 Six Seasons Newsletter
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