Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Using the recently excavated data from the Carson site (BcGw-9), near Barrie, Ontario, a re-examination of large Lalonde focus (c. A.D. 1400-15(0) ceramic collections was undertaken. Statistical evaluation of the data led to the demonstration that: 1) samples taken only &om middens are inadequate for a thorough understanding of Ontario Iroquois prehistory; 2)that there is much more variation among Lalonde sites than was previously acknowledged. Further, a proposed chronology of six Lalonde sites is presented, based on the clustering of sites using 95% confidence limits as a statistical methodology.
Varley, Colin, "VARIATIONS ON A THEME: THE CARSON SITE" (1991). Open Access Dissertations and Theses. Paper 6678.
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