Preliminary Report on Indigenous Perspectives on Archaeology in Canada and the United States
Alec McLellan and Cora Woolsey
February 17th, 2023
A Report by ArchaeoSoft Inc.
The purpose of this report is to summarize the initial findings of a study on Indigenous perspectives of archaeology in Canada and the United States. The goal of the study is to investigate the strengths and weaknesses of archaeologists in engaging with Indigenous communities. To do this, we conducted interviews with members of Indigenous communities about their experiences in archaeology. Research questions included the following: 1) Is the discipline important to Indigenous communities? 2) Are archaeologists transparent in their research? 3) Is archaeological data accessible? Can . . .