Kincardine and Saugeen
Ojibway Nation to work
together on archeological site
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The Municipality of Kincardine and the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) will be working together to deal with an important archaeological site uncovered in Inverhuron Sept. 12, 2013.
press release issued Oct. 31 by the municipality states that the site
was occupied during the “Middle Woodland period” (between 300 BC and
700 AD) according to
“We are excited to see this example of the important cultural history of our ancestors in this area,” said
Archaeologists have already recovered numerous fragments of pottery, tools and animal bones from several
The archaeological work was part of technical investigations completed in conjunction with the Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for water and sanitary sewage servicing for Inverhuron.
The SON identified the need for careful archaeological work, particularly for this specific location, as part of the
“We knew there was an archaeological site there and passed along that information to the Kincardine
Kincardine mayor Larry Kraemer said he is pleased to see the parties working co-operatively on the archaeological component of this very important project.
The SON, Municipality of Kincardine, Province of Ontario and federal government will be collaborating together to decide on next steps for further archaeological work at the site.
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Monday, November 04, 2013