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Ontario Archaeology

Ontario Archaeology is a peer-reviewed journal of The Ontario Archaeological Society. Articles accepted into the journal detail the various aspects of archaeology in Ontario, ranging from the discovery of new sites, heritage preservation concerns, interpretation of archaeological data, analyses in zooarchaeology, paleontology, and osteology, and much more. The journal is edited by Chris Ellis and is distributed once annually to registered members for $12 ($9 for students).

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I realize many of you are anxiously awaiting the 2018 issue of Ontario Archaeology. I have been assured by the editor, Prof. Chris Ellis, that OA 2018 will be published in early in 2019. Please be assured that 2018 members who signed up to receive OA will get their copy regardless of their subscription choice in 2019. - James Conolly, OAS Director of Publications

Ontario Archaeology, Number 97, 2017


Mortuary Practices and Their Social Implications at the Keffer Site, Ontario
Michael W. Spence and Dori Rainey

Minimum Sample Sizes, Recovery Techniques, and the Reporting of Animal Bones from Historic-Period Assemblages in Ontario
Eric Tourigny

Mortuary Practices and Social Adjustment to Village Life at the Young Phase Bingo Village
Michael W. Spence and Brandy E. George

From Grey to Print

The Blueberry Field Site (BcHa-23): A Middle Woodland Campsite in Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, Ontario
David A. Spittal


Marian E. White (1921 - 1975): Action Archaeologist
Kathryn Leacock and William Engelbrecht

J. Norman Emerson and Frank Ridley: Ontario Archaeology As We Know It
Peter Ramsden

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