Ember Archaeology helps clients minimize their impact in the places they work. We are one of the largest teams of archaeology permit-holders in Alberta, partnered with foresters, biologists and IT experts. Our team delivers unrivaled reliability, efficiency and adaptability at every step.
Unearthing the past doesn’t only capture imaginations. It also provides an extraordinary chance to understand the human experience. From community and youth archaeology to municipal heritage plans, our goal is to connect people of all ages and backgrounds to the past through customized programming.
June 22, 2022
PRESS RELEASE – CPDFN / Ember Joint Venture
Today, Ember Archaeology announces its joint venture partnership with Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation (CPDFN), as an important step to helping CPDFN regain stewardship of their ancestral cultural and material remains. This partnership is structured around an approach for Indigenous engagement that is proactive and long-term. The new joint venture business area includes the RegionalKeep Reading
March 8, 2023
International Women’s Day In celebration of another International Women’s Day, Ember Archaeology would like to share the life and accomplishments of another impressive archaeologist, Elsie McLeod Murray Jury. Known for being a trowel blazer in the understanding of historical archaeology in Ontario, Elsie Jury worked at many archaeological sites across the province and helped toKeep Reading
March 6, 2023
Voyageurs in the mist
a voyageurs adventure David Thompson was one of the most prolific 19th century surveyors and an integral piece of Canadian history who voyaged tens of thousands of kilometers on foot and by canoe! Although never having received credit in his lifetime, Thompson is recognized as one of the most influential surveyors of the fur trade.Keep Reading
February 3, 2023
Lanceolate Bifaces of The Interior Plateau, BC
Spear Points in the Forest In the summer of 2022, archaeologists Braedy Chapman and Fallon Hardie conducted archaeological impact assessments (AIA’s) on emergency wildfire rehabilitation developments. These developments were constructed to manage the spread and impact of wildfire throughout the Interior Plateau of British Columbia. Long stretches of forest have been scraped or bladed toKeep Reading
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