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Learn more about Tk’emlúps archeology

Carryl Armstrong of the Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park.
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November 10, 2015 - 3:30 PM

KAMLOOPS - The Thompson-Nicola Regional District Library System is hosting an interactive presentation about Tk’emlúps archeology led by Carryl Armstrong of the Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park.

The event takes place at the Kamloops Library on Thursday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.

Carryl studied archeology at SFU and has worked as an archeologist with the Neskonlith Indian
Band for 10 years and with Tk’emlups te Secwepemc for four years before returning to the Museum.

The presentation will cover the Cultural Resource Management Process in British Columbia and the Heritage Conservation Act; an overview of major sites in the area (Kamloops/South Thompson), including early archeological excavations at Kamloops; information on how the museum preserves these collections for future generations; and an explanation of the transitions in technology of the Secwepemc People, particularly in hunting. Carryl will also include information on First Nations in archeology as well as her own experiences in the field and artifacts will be available to view.

This event is free, but registration is recommended. To reserve your seat contact the Kamloops Library at 250-372-5145.

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