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Call# FC3066.B43 2013
Author Marit K. Munson and Susan M. Jamieson
Title Before Ontario: The Archaeology of a Province
Series McGill- Queens Native and Northern Series
Series added entry #72
Publisher McGill-Queens University Press
Physical Description 242 Pages including Index
Language English
Summary Before Ontario there was ice. As the last ice age came to an end, land began to emerge from the melting glaciers. With time, plants and animals moved into the new landscape and people followed. For almost 15,000 years, the land that is now Ontario has provided a home for their descendants: hundreds of generations of First Peoples.

With contributions from the province's leading archaeologists, Before Ontario provides both an outline of Ontario's ancient past and an easy to understand explanation of how archaeology works. The authors show how archaeologists are able to study items as diverse as fish bones, flakes of stone, and stains in the soil to reconstruct the events and places of a distant past - fishing parties, long-distance trade, and houses built to withstand frigid winters.
Subjects Archaeology
Ontario Prehistory
Native Stues
ISBN 9780773542075