Conference Contributions

A 21st Century “Kettle with One Spoon:” Indigenous Engagement Program for the York Region Archaeological Management Plan

Zeeshan Abedin (ASI), Ron Williamson (ASI), Barbara Jeffrey (York Region) and Laura Atkins-Paul (York Region)
Canadian Archaeological Association Conference 2012

The Region of York is undertaking an Indigenous Engagement Program in conjunction with their Archaeological Management Plan. The Program has involved a number of Indigenous communities (Anishnaabe, I... Read More

An Early 20th Century Man with Advanced Tertiary Syphilis

Alexis Dunlop, M.Sc., Crystal Forrest, PhD, Dr. Ronald F. Williamson, Dr. Susan Pfeiffer, Dr. Olivier Dutour
Paleopathology Association's 36th Annual Metting, Chicago, 2009

This poster presents a case study of a man with advanced tertiary syphilis who was judicially hanged in the early  20th century and was encountered during a 2008 archaeological assessment by ASI a... Read More

Come from the Shadows: Metals on the Iroquois Frontier

Martin Cooper
Ontario Archaeological Society Symposium, 2019

The metal assemblages of Iroquois du Nord villages in and around the north shore of Lake Ontario are examined to provide insight into the chronological, technological and cultural aspects of these sho... Read More

Geophysical Survey Applications To The CRM Industry In Ontario

John Dunlop, BA Hons, Dan Kellogg, MSc, and Blake Williams, MLitt
Canadian Archaeological Association Conference 2012

Geophysical survey applications to cultural resource management (CRM) archaeology have been underused and underappreciated in most planning jurisdictions in Ontario. As a result, there has been little... Read More

Geospatial Data on Parade

Anatolijs Venovcevs, Blake Williams, John Dunlop, and Daniel Kellogg (ASI)
Ontario Archaeological Society Symposium 2012

In 2011, as part of a film project for History Television commemorating the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812, ASI conducted an archaeological investigation at Fort York’s central parade g... Read More

Hidden from View: The Story of an Early Sixteenth Century Iron Tool in Eastern North America

Andrea Carnevale (ASI), Ronald Williamson (ASI.), Martin Cooper (ASI) and Jennifer Birch (University of Georgia)
77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis 2012
57th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference La Crosse, Wisconsin 2011

An iron tool was recovered from an excellent sealed context at the early sixteenth century ancestral Huron-Wendat Mantle site near Toronto. It is one of the earliest European artifacts to have been ... Read More

Hockey as a Cultural Heritage Landscape

Lauren Archer (ASI)
National Trust Conference 2016

Hockey fulfills a lot of roles in Canada: It’s a sport, a past-time, a form of entertainment, and, frequently, a symbol for nationhood and identity. Hockey could also be recognized as an evolved con... Read More

Public Communications in the Ontario CRM Industry

Caitlin Coleman
Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Conference 2019

In Ontario's Cultural Resource Management industry, we are experiencing a profound change in how we communicate with the public. Where once we relied on newspapers, academic journals, and museums to d... Read More

Reflections on Early Holocene Chert Use in the Niagara Peninsula

Robert I. MacDonald, Ronald F. Williamson and Douglas Todd
Eastern States Archaeological Federation Conference 2008

Early Paleo-Indians at the Mount Albion West site in Hamilton, Ontario, situated on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment on top of a local outcrop of Lockport-Goat Island Formation chert, chose not to u... Read More