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Canadians help discover prehistoric mining complex in Mexico

Discovery of unknown aspect of ancient indigenous group Between 12,000 and 10,000 years ago, inhabitants of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula would have shared space with such things as sabre-toothed tigers and giant sloths. They would also have been using a system »

Indigenous, Society

More police divers arrive in Fort Chipewyan to search for missing hunters

Three more police divers have arrived in the remote Indigenous community of Fort Chipewyan in northeastern Alberta to assist in the search for three hunters feared drowned in a freak boating accident last week. The body of the fourth hunter »

Society

Shipwrecks must be better protected: archaeologist

A leading marine archaeologist says Canada needs a national strategy to protect underwater wrecks, reports Canadian Press. Rob Rondeau told CP shipwrecks are “kind of the poor cousin to on-land archaeological sites.” As an example, he says the wreck of »