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Jim Tuck and Newfoundland and Labrador's Past

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By Laurie Milne in the group AU Anthropology Interest Group June 15, 2019 - 10:19am

Students enrolled in Anthropology 272: Introduction to Archaeology will read about the 16th century Basque whaling station at Red Bay, Labrador in the main course text, Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice by Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn.  Dr. James Tuck who excavated there in the 1970's and 80's recently passed away.  He also directed  major archaeological excavations at Port au Choix and Ferryland.  A beautifully written obituary in the June 7, 2019 edition of the Globe and Mail discusses the life, contributions and achievements of James Tuck.

 

 

http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20190607.OBTUCK/BDAStory/BDA/deaths

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AU Anthropology Interest Group

AU Anthropology Interest Group

A group for those interested in socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology