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[book cover] Light from Ancient Campfires

Trevor R. Peck

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January 2011

9781897425961 (Paperback)
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9781926836300 (ePub)


Anthropology & Archaeology / Indigenous Studies



About the Book

Light from Ancient Campfires is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric archaeological record of the Northern Plains First Nations. In this important examination of the region’s earliest inhabitants, author Trevor R. Peck reviews the many changes of interpretation that have occurred in relevant literature published during the last two decades.

Beginning with the earliest archaeological evidence for people in Alberta, Light from Ancient Campfires covers each period in chronological sequence. Throughout his research, Peck asks the following questions: What defines the cultural entity? How has our notion of it changed with increased information? What is the current state of thought concerning this issue? Light from Ancient Campfires provides a new definition for each archaeological phase, setting previous literature in a new light.

About the Author

Trevor R. Peck is the plains archaeologist at the Archaeological Survey with the Alberta government. He received his MA from the University of Alberta and his PhD from the University of Calgary. The author of numerous articles and monographs, Dr. Peck’s research interests include the prehistory of the Northern Plains, public archaeology, and archaeological theory.




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Copyright: This work is licensed under a เกมส์ยิงปลาออนไลน์Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 CA). It may be reproduced for non-commercial purposes, provided that the original author is credited.


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DownloadChapter 1
Earliest Inhabitants (prior to ca. 11,050 bp)

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Early Prehistoric Period (ca. 11,050 bp to 8,600 bp)

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Early to Middle Prehistoric Period Transition (ca. 8,600 to 7,500 bp)

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Middle Prehistoric Period (ca. 7,500 to 1,500 bp)

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Middle to Late Prehistoric Period Transition (ca. 1,500 to 1,350 bp)

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Late Prehistoric Period (ca. 1,350 to 250 bp)

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Late Prehistoric to Historic Period Transition (Protohistoric Period, ca. 250 to 200 bp)




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“Peck brings to light a rich and diverse source of information on Plains prehistory that would otherwise have remained unknown outside of the Alberta archaeological community. This is a book that is long overdue, one that deserves to be regarded as a key source on the cultural history of the northern Great Plains.”

Great Plains Research


“One of Peck’s primary conclusions is that variations in social structures, namely generational and cross-cousin kinship, influenced the nature of cultural transmission…[the book] presents a much-needed synthesis of [a] vast body of new evidence, as well as revised interpretations of southern Alberta’s native history.”



“There is no doubt in my mind that Light from Ancient Campfires will be a catalyst for new problem-based research. It should be a standard reference for any archaeologist working in Alberta, indeed in the Northern Plains.”

Canadian Journal of Archaeology