Archaeological, Ethnographic and Paleoenvironmental Perspectives on Caribou Hunting in the Great Lakes: A Multi-Disciplinary Symposium


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  • Host Department: Museum of Anthropology
  • Date: 02/23/2013
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Location: Ruthven Museums Building, Room 2009

  • Description:

    This symposium brings together researchers throughout North America who focus on different aspects of caribou hunting in the Great Lakes Region.  This symposium is an outgrowth of research on the Alpena-Amberley Ridge, where a series of boulders thought to be caribou hunting drive lanes were discovered. As the project has progressed, researchers from a variety of disciplines have provided their expertise to this project. This symposium brings all of the collaborators together to share their knowledge.

    Sponsored by: University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Rackham Graduate School, College of Literature, Arts and Sciences

    Bill Fox, Parks Canada
    Patrick Julig, Department of Anthropology, Laurentian University
    Ashley Lemke, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    Francine McCarthy, Department of Earth Sciences, Brock University
    Lee Newsome, Department of Anthropology, Penn State
    John O’Shea, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    Robert Reynolds, Department of Computer Science Wayne State University
    Lisa Sonnenburg, Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan
    Andrew Stewart, Strata Consulting


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