These Outer Shores

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I am a guest editor (along with Alan McMillan) of a recently published special Issue of the journal ‘BC Studies‘ (issue no. 187 Autumn 2015) which features nine papers and a photo essay about the Indigenous archaeology of the outer coast of British Columbia. This special issue is available in print and online at this —> LINK

“These Outer Shores: Archaeological Insights into Indigenous Lifeways Along the Exposed Coasts of British Columbia“, co-edited by Alan McMillan and Iain McKechnie.


Investigating Indigenous Adaptations to British Columbia’s Exposed Outer Coast: Introduction to These Outer Shores
Alan D. McMillan and Iain McKechnie
Open Access PDF

Land Otter–Human Interaction and Avoidance at Kit’n’Kaboodle (49-DIX-46), Dall Island, Alaska
Madonna L. Moss

Holocene Settlement History of the Dundas Islands Archipelago, Northern British Columbia
Bryn Letham, Andrew Martindale, Duncan McLaren, Thomas Brown, Kenneth M. Ames, David J.W. Archer, and Susan Marsden

Zooarchaeological and Isotopic Insights into Locally Variable Economic Patterns: A Case Study from Late Holocene Southern Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
Trevor J. Orchard and Paul Szpak

Revisiting “Dm sibilhaa’nm da laxyuubm Gitxaała (Picking Abalone in Gitxaała Territory)”: Vindication, Appropriation, and Archaeology
Charles R. Menzies

Prerogatives, Sea Level, and the Strength of Persistent Places: Archaeological Evidence for Long-Term Occupation of the Central Coast of British Columbia
Duncan McLaren, Farid Rahemtulla, Gitla (Elroy White), and Daryl Fedje
(Open Access pdf)

Indigenous Oral History and Settlement Archaeology in Barkley Sound, Western Vancouver Island
Iain McKechnie
(Open Access pdf)

Whales and Whalers in Nuu-chah-nulth Archaeology
Alan D. McMillan

Terrestrial Paleoshoreline Sites on the Northwestern Olympic Peninsula of Washington
Gary C. Wessen and David R. Huelsbeck

The Minnesota Seaside Station near Port Renfrew: A Photo Essay
Erik A. Moore and Rebecca Toov


MANY THANKS TO THE AUTHORS FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS to this  special issue and for the support of BC Studies.