Tisdale, Mary Ann. Investigations at the Stott Site: a review of research from 1947 to 1977

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Investigations at the Stott Site: a review of research from 1947 to 1977

Published By: Original publisher [Winnipeg]: Dept. of Tourism & Cultural Affairs, Historic Resources Branch. 1978. x, 163 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Mary Ann Tisdale

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Eastern Late Woodland (NN67)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Organization and analysis of results of research (128); Archaeological excavation methods (1210); Dating methods in archaeology (1211); Topography and geology (133); Post depositional processes in archaeological sites (138); Ceramic technology (323); Lithic industries (324); Weapons (411); General tools (412); Utensils (415); Visual arts (5311); Chronologies and culture sequences (911); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Typologies and classifications (914);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Mary Ann Tisdale reviews the previous work conducted at the Stott Site by R.D. Bird and R.S. MacNeish. These two researchers thought the site was a bison kill and village site with a nearby burial mound. Further excavations were conducted between 1975 and 1977 by Brandon University Archaeological Field Schools and the University of Winnipeg. They found the '[c]ultural deposits … to be spatially localized and discontinuous… [with] temporal discontinuities as well.' (page 3). All of these excavations have demonstrated the Stott Site is larger than 100 acres. Artifacts at the site include ceramics, bifaces, other lithic tools and detritus, and bone tools. The ceramics are analyzed and separated into modes as a way of classifying or typing the ceramics. The 1977 season excavation work is described and soil profiles are provided. Plates of some of the artifacts can be found in the appendix. The more recent excavations prove the site consists of '…a series of occupations, non-contemporaneous with the mound…' (page 100). The majority of the material from the site relates one Blackduck occupation around 800 A.D. and a second around 1200 A.D.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. nn67-004

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-107)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1947-1977

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry ; 2004

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). Blackduck sequence; 1405 BP-405 BP (595 A.D.-1595 A.D.)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Stott Site, Manitoba, Canada

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Woodland culture

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