The UVic archaeology field school has been featured in the a new video produced by the university with footage from the Hakai Institute.

Halibut Derby for Archaeology

UVic anthropology graduate student Jacob Salmen-Hartley has successfully sampled his way through the Halibut Derby on southern Vancouver Island with the help of field assistant Johnny. Jacob is building a reference collection of a range of halibut of different sizes.


Historical Ecology Paper in PLoS One

Chelsey Armstrong from SFU and Anna Shoemaker from Uppsala co-led an international effort to consolidate research questions on Historical Ecology. This paper is available for free at this: link and this also generated some news coverage 


Indigenous Fisheries Paper online and open access

Hakai Blogged about my recent publication on the archaeology of Indigenous fishing practices with Madonna Moss here. Here is a link to the open access paper and a wonderful infographic put together by Josh Silberg below.mckechnie_and_moss_fish_bones_v9.png