Learning about archaeology
Are you interested in learning more about archaeology or becoming an archaeologist? There are many great places to start. Your local library will carry books on archaeology or visit a museum.
There are several provincially designated archaeological sites are open to the public. A list of these sites can be found at the Historic Resources Branch website and include:
The Stott site
The Arden Camp site
Flee Island Dakota Entrenchment
Here is a list of websites featuring archaelogy in Manitoba
Manitoba Heritage Network
A glossary of Manitoba Archaeology
Manitoba Culture History overview
If you are interested in becoming an archaeologist, you can visit:
the University of Manitoba website on careers in archaeology
Other archaeology resources available for kids online are:
Parks Canada Budding Archaeologist website
Dig on site – magazine for kids
NPS Archaeology for kids
The MAS has a publication about archaeology available for kids called “Digging the Past: Archaeology for Kids”
To order a copy please contact the MAS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MAS also has public events and demonstrations featuring archaeology throughout Manitoba. Visit our news and events pages for details.