The Newfoundland and Labrador Archaeological Society (NLAS) seeks an archaeologist to catalogue an archaeological collection from Labrador for its 2016/2017 Community Collections Archaeological Research Project (CCARP). This will be the fourth CCARP produced by the NLAS, which is supported by funding from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The collection this year is a combination of historic and pre-contact artifacts collected from the North Coast of Labrador. It includes 11 stone tools, 7 kaolin pipes (provenience unknown, but likely from Labrador), and utensils and lead line weights collected at Okak. These items all came to the NLAS by way of the Labrador Institute, where they remained after being donated by Carol Brice-Bennett.
The project will run from January 1, 2017 to March 1, 2017. LETTERS OF INTEREST along with a CV and REFERENCES (The names of two people as references, we don’t require letters up front with the application) are to be submitted by e-mail by 4 p.m., December 14, 2016 to: