Settlement Change, Urbanism, and Human and Environment Interaction at Lamanai and Ka’kabish: Two Precolumbian Maya sites in Northern Belize.
This book offers us new data about Lamanai and Ka’kabish, two Ancient Maya sites that thrived during the collapse of the Southern Lowlands in the Late to Terminal Classic periods (AD 650-1000). Introducing an interesting and innovative method (relative-risk surface) to analyse changes in Ancient Maya settlements over time. Provides a much-needed synthesis of the […]
Government on Fire presents a lively account of the discovery and delineation of an important historical and archaeological site for Toronto and beyond. It also suggests some lessons for urban planners and heritage conservationists, who may imagine that there is little left of the more distant past within the complex and intertwined history of institutional […]
In the Shadow of the Bridge: The Archaeology of the Peace Bridge Site (AFGR-9), 1994-1996 Investigations
ASI has been involved in a massive archaeological project surrounding the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, Ontario. Hidden below the surface of the roads, sidewalks, lawns and parking lots were over a million artifacts representing the lives of Indigenous peoples. Around 1800 B.C. the Niagara Frontier hosted one of the largest stone-tool workshops and trading […]
Co-authored by Ron Williamson and Rob MacDonald, and published in association with the Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority and eastendbooks. Legacy of Stone was the winner of the Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS) Peggy Armstrong Public Archaeology Award. It traces for the general public our work at the complex and rich Peace Bridge Site in […]
Taming the Taxonomy is the published proceedings of the 1997 joint Ontario Archaeological Society and Midwestern Archaeological Conference symposium. This publication, which was co-edited by Chris Watts and Ron Williamson, was a joint venture between eastendbooks and the OAS.
Published by McGill-Queen’s University Press in 2006, The Archaeology of Bruce Trigger is edited by Ronald F. Williamson and Michael S. Bisson and provides the reader with a chance to view how one of the world’s most influential archaeologists impacted his students, his peers and his discipline.
In the late 1980s, there arose an opportunity to address the lack of published data on the Parsons site, when a proposed watermain route threatened the site. In order to mitigate the impacts that the project would cause, Archaeological Services Inc. was retained by The Metropolitan Works Department, Engineering Division to conduct excavations. This report […]
This is the first detailed analysis of a completely excavated northern Iroquoian community, a sixteenth-century ancestral Wendat village on the north shore of Lake Ontario. The site resulted from the coalescence of multiple small villages into one well-planned and well-integrated community. Birch and Williamson frame the development of this community in the context of a […]
Available through the London Chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society. This volume represents an analysis of the settlement, subsistence and artifactual data recovered by Archaeological Services Inc. at a late thirteenth through early fourteenth century Iroquoian site in Cambridge, Ont.
Northwest of Finch Avenue and Keele Street in North York, on a promontory overlooking Black Creek, there is more evidence of Ontario’s fascinating archaeological heritage. Parsons (AkGv-8) is a Late Iroquoian (mid- to late fifteenth century) village site. Though the entire site has not been excavated, an indication of the site’s richness is seen from […]