In this episode I talk with Bonnie Glencross, Gary Warrick, and Louis Lesage about minimally invasive strategies in archaeology and their work on the Tay Point Archaeology project.
Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website.
About Bonnie Glencross
Dr. Glencross is an assistant professor and chair of the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research focuses on bioarchaeology, human skeletal anatomy and biology, and paleopathology. She co-founded the Tay Point Archaeology project in 2014.
About Gary Warrick
Dr. Warrick is an emeritus professor at the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, the Indigenous Studies program, and the History program at Wilfrid Laurier University. His main research areas are Huron-Wendat archaeology and Indigenous archaeology. He co-founded the Tay Point Archaeology project in 2014. Dr. Warrick was the president of the Canadian Archaeological Association and is a fellow at the Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa.
About Louis Lesage
Dr. Lesage is the director of the Bureau du Nionwentsïo of the Huron-Wendat Nation in Wendake, Quebec, Canada. His original field of study is wildlife biology, in which he has published numerous articles. His current work focuses on protecting and making known the rights and heritage of the Huron-Wendat. He has been involved in many consultation projects, largely in southern Ontario, to document the archaeological sites and make sure that the work on them is done properly. He has worked with various universities and archaeologists to establish collaborations and involvement between archaeologists and First Nations representatives.
Selected reading and other media
Minimally Invasive Research Strategies in Huron-Wendat Archaeology: Working toward a Sustainable Archaeology
by Bonnie Glencross, Gary Warrick, Edward Eastaugh, Alicia Hawkins, Lisa Hodgetts, and Louis Lesage
Advances in Archaeological Practice, 2017, Vol. 5(2), p. 147-158
New insights from old dog bones: Dogs as proxies for understanding ancient human diets
by Bonnie Glencross, Louis Lesage, Tracy Prowse, Taylor Smith, and Gary Warrick
in the book "Working with and for Ancestors", p. 190-201
published by Routledge in 2020
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