Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

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Community engagement


The Public Archaeology Program was put on hold this summer due to COVID and we hope to be back in 2021.

Meanwhile we have some new and exciting online exercises that are targeted at Grade 7-12 students. If you are an educator and need more information please check out our community engagement page! 

Browse our other community engagement projects. Including, Aboriginal Youth Engagement and Digitally Preserving Alberta's Heritage.

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News and announcements

Newly installed artwork in the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning sparks reflections on lifelong learning

‘Throughout our journeys, we’re picking blueberries that are like little lessons and teachings that we’re collecting in our baskets of knowledge’...

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In Memoriam: Nicholas David, Faculty of Arts

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Congrats Patricia Campos Díaz!

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Project digitally preserves former Indian residential schools in Alberta

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In the media

In the News: Vivek Venkataraman, Anthropology and Archaeology, in Aeon

Lessons from the foragers

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In the News: SAPIENS

How the early battle over race science was lost

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In the News: arch Magazine

A Space Where Students Can Embroider Clothes and 3D-Print Dinosaurs

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In the News: Peter Dawson, Anthropology and Archaeology, in CityNews Calgary

Alberta residential schools digitized, bringing their ‘dark past’ to life

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