Author Archives: Otis Crandell

ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 26 – Raising the Arrow: An interview with Scarlett Janusas

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode, I talk with Scarlett Janusas about marine archaeology in Ontario, and her involvement in a project to search for and recover the AVRO Arrow test models, the last tangible evidence of the development of the AVRO Arrow.

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ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 25 – Microscopes and the Mesolithic: An interview with Jess Bates

hosted by Otis Crandell and Tommy Ng

In this episode, we talk with Jess Bates about the Mesolithic settlement of Star Carr, experimental archaeology, and the York Experimental Archaeological Research (YEAR) Centre.

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ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 22 – Cultural Resource Management in Canada: A round table discussion (Part 2)

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode, I continue my discussion with archaeologists from across Canada to talk about cultural resource management (CRM) in Canada. In the final part of our discussion we consider the following questions.

• What are the current issues affecting the CRM industry in Canada?
• How has the industry changed in recent decades?
• How is collections management handled in CRM? What is done with all of the artefacts collected during CRM projects and who pays for it?

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ArchaeoCafé Podcast – Episode 21 – Cultural Resource Management in Canada: A round table discussion (Part 1)

hosted by Otis Crandell

In this episode, I am joined by archaeologists from across Canada to talk about cultural resource management (CRM) in Canada. In the first part of our discussion we consider the following questions.

• What skills and training are needed to work in CRM, and how are post-secondary schools addressing this?
• What is the job market like for recent graduates hoping to start a career in CRM?
• How does CRM vary between provinces and is there much opportunity for mobility between provinces or regions for field technicians?
• At present, how well does the system protect archaeological sites?
• In practice, what role do Indigenous communities usually play in CRM projects?

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