Dr Robert MacDonald is Participating in the Celebration of Nations

Niagara’s annual Indigenous arts gathering is forging ahead with a hybrid format this year! For anyone wanting to join in virtually, a free livestream will be broadcasting talks, storytelling and musical performances. For those attending in person, there are exhibitions and workshops to check out! This year’s event is celebrating the creativity, diversity and resilience […]

ASI’s Commitment to the TRC Calls to Action Regarding Unmarked Residential School Burials

On May 26th, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation in British Columbia announced preliminary results of a ground-penetrating radar investigation which suggested the possible discovery of unmarked graves at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. As heartwrenching as this news has been, it is but the most recent of what will continue to be an […]

ASI’s Rob Macdonald & Martin Cooper Speak at Old Fort Erie

Old Fort Erie is hosting a heritage focused Speaker Series this spring, called Beneath the Surface: History through Archaeology. The speaker series is delivered as a live-streamed, digital event. These are interactive sessions that offer you the opportunity to ask questions of archaeology experts and an Indigenous educator. Tickets are $15 per event, or you […]

Behind the Scenes at the Archaeology Alive Exhibit

Did you love the Archaeology Alive exhibit and virtual longhouse at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum? You can now get a behind the scenes look at the exhibit development through a talk by our founder Ron Williamson, Curator Krista Rauchenstein, and 3D Animator Michael Carter from York University. The three of them presented at this week’s Canadian […]

ASI’s Doug Todd to give a talk on Niagara Falls history

Come learn about the history of the City of Niagara Falls! Our very own Doug Todd will be discussing the past uses of the location of the Niagara Falls Exchange- a new creative and cultural hub designed by DTAH that will be located on Main Street. Doug was on the spot during construction as an […]

Founder Ron Williamson participates in David Crombie’s Speaker’s Corner

Enoch Turner Schoolhouse is presenting a panel discussion series with former Toronto mayor David Crombie called Speaker’s Corner! This panel is focused on the theme of  “Gathering Place: The Changing Idea of Community in Toronto.” Crombie’s guests include our own Dr. Ron Williamson, Founder and Senior Associate of ASI, Leslie Woo, Chief Executive Officer at […]

ASI is at the 2021 (Virtual) SAA Conference

Assistant Manager of Communications Caitlin Coleman is presenting on Public Communications in CRM at the Annual Society for American Archaeology Conference. The virtual format is offering lots of great opportunities for people from all over the world to easily learn, chat and get to know each other from the safety of their homes! There are […]

ASI at the Ontario Archaeological Society Symposium

As always, ASI is participating in the annual OAS Symposium, taking place this year virtually from November 2-8, 2020! This year’s symposium is exploring the possibilities of a virtual conference, and trying out new formats that are accessible and interactive. The Symposium is “pay what you can” this year- which is a great opportunity for […]

Dr Robert MacDonald and Martin Cooper Present at the Celebration of Nations

Niagara’s annual Indigenous arts gathering has gone virtual this year! The event features musical performances, storytelling, and a series of great talks on the natural and Indigenous heritage of the Niagara region. Our Managing Partner Dr. Robert MacDonald and Senior Archaeologist Martin Cooper will be speaking on Saturday afternoon between 3-4pm on “13,000 Years of […]

Yändata’: The Huron-Wendat begin a new partnership with ASI

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From Grand Chief Konrad Sioui of the Huron-Wendat Nation: The Huron-Wendat Nation is proud to announce the incorporation of a strategic partnership with Archaeological Services Inc. (ASI), which is designed to ensure the Huron-Wendat Nation’s leadership in carrying out archaeological work for projects that may have an impact on its physical, cultural and ancestral heritage […]