Archaeology




ARCHAEOLOGY, the discovery of physical evidence of the human past, in BC relates overwhelmingly to the pre-European remains of indigenous peoples and cultures. Archaeologists have worked in BC for more than a century, but research only recently resulted in a fair understanding of the remains found throughout the province. Pioneering work was done by Charles HILL-TOUT, a BURNABY schoolteacher, who published Later Prehistoric Man in British Columbia in 1895, and by Harlan I. Smith, who from 1901...

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