by Jodi Howe, Summer Student, KMKNO

Jodi Howe conducting a “shovel test”.

Jodi Howe conducting a “shovel test”.

My name is Jodi Howe and I am from Indian Brook. I’m going into my last year of high school and will soon be applying to university to study archaeology. I returned to KMKNO for my second summer placement this year and worked once again with Heather MacLeod-Leslie in the archaeology department. Last summer I learned about the MARI database, floral and faunal research, excavation and identification of soils and different artifacts. I used the skills that I learned last year and was able to expand my knowledge further this year. In the office I got familiar with GIS, map reading and interpreting evidence for village research.

In the field I learned about consulting and how to survey a ...

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