Guidelines for the Management of Archaeological Resources

Table of contents



Introduction

1. Objective


2.  Archaeology in National Historic Sites of Canada


3.   Archaeology in National Parks of Canada, National Park Reserves of Canada, National Marine Conservation Areas of Canada and National Marine Conservation Area Reserves of Canada


4.  Responsibility for Archaeological Resources in Areas under Parks Canada Administration


Field Unit Superintendents


Service Centre Directors


Archaeological Services Branch Director


Roles and Accountability Regarding Archaeology


5.  Legal Obligations, Policy Directives, and Administrative Duties for the Practice of Archaeology on Federal Lands, Federal Lands Underwater and on Lands Administered by Parks Canada


Accidental Discovery


Archaeological Research Permitting


Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada


Environmental Assessment


Canada Shipping Act


Human Remains


Settled Land Claims


6.  Principles of Archaeological Resource Management


Ethics


Professional Judgement


Research


7.  Practice of Archaeological Resource  Management


Inventory


Evaluation


Consideration of Historic Value in Actions



Monitoring and Review of Archaeological Resources


APPENDIX 1 - Definitions


APPENDIX 2 - References


APPENDIX 3 - A Selection of Value Indicators for Level II Archaeological Resources


APPENDIX 4 - Parks Canada Offices and Contacts


APPENDIX 5 - Provincial, Territorial and Federal, Contacts and Authorities


APPENDIX 6- Other Archaeological Principles and Organizations




List of abbreviations and acronyms

CEAA                    Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

CIS                         Commemorative Integrity Statement

CRM                      Cultural Resource Management

CSA                       Canada Shipping Act

FUS                        Field Unit Superintendent

NHSC                   National Historic Site of Canada

NPC                       National Park of Canada