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Publications

J. W. Brink

  • Brink, Jack, (2009) Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and Interpretive Site. In Archaeology in America, An Encyclopedia, Francis P. McManamon, General Editor. Volume 2, Midwest and Great Plains/Rocky Mountains, pp. 238-241. Greenwood Press, Westport, CT.
  • Brink, Jack (2008) Lord of the Rings: The Acadia Valley Medicine Wheel in Southern Alberta. Alberta Archaeological Review, No. 49:3-8.
  • Brink, Jack and Narcisse Blood, (2008) Perspectives on Rock Art Conservation at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta. In Preserving Aboriginal Heritage: Technical and Traditional Approaches, edited by Carole Dignard, Kate Helwig, Janet Mason, Kathy Nanowin and Thomas Stone, pp. 341-349. Ottawa: Canadian Conservation Institute.
  • Brink, J. W. (2008) Imagining Head-Smashed-In: Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the Northern Plains. Athabasca University Press, Athabasca, Alberta. 342 pp. [Available from the publisher, where there is also additional content available. (Links to external site)]
  • Brink, Jack, (2007) Rock Art Conservation Research at Writing on Stone Provincial Park, Alberta. Revista de Arqueología Americana (Journal of American Archaeology), No. 25:55-99.
  • Brink, Jack, (2006) The Consort Pebble Chert Quarry. Alberta Archaeological Review, No 44:13-19.
  • Brink, Jack and Michael Klassen (2005) The (New) Oldest Graffiti at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park. Alberta Archaeological Review, No 43:13-17.
  • Brink, Jack W. (2005) Review of Affluent Foragers of the North American Plains: Landscape Archaeology of the Black Hills. American Antiquity 70:396-397.
  • Brink, Jack W. (2005) Searching for David Thompson. Alberta Archaeological Review No. 42:15-19.
  • Brink, J. W. (2005) Inukshuk: Caribou Drive Lanes on Southern Victoria Island, Nunavut, Canada. Arctic Anthropology 42(1):1-28.
  • Berry, Susan, and Jack Brink (2004) Aboriginal Cultures in Alberta: Five Hundred Generations. Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, and Syncrude. vii + 81 pp. [Available through the Museum Shop]
  • Brink, J. W. (2004) The Lessons of Buffalo Bird Woman: Faunal Abundance and Representation from Plains Oral History. In: Archaeology on the Edge: New Perspectives from the Northern Plains, edited by B. Kooyman and J. H. Kelley, pp. 157-185. Canadian Archaeological Association Occasion Paper No. 4. University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Brink, J. W., I. A. Campbell, and A. E. Peterson (2003) Experiments in Rock Art Preservation at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada. International Newsletter on Rock Art No. 26, pp. 17-23
  • Brink J. W., and B. Dawe (2003) Hot Rocks as Scarce Resources: The Use, Re-Use and Abandonment of Heating Stones at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Plains Anthropologist Vol. 48, Number 186, pp. 85-104
  • Brink, J. W., and J. F. Dormaar (editors) (2003) Archaeology in Alberta: A View from the New Millennium. Archaeological Society of Alberta, Medicine Hat, Alberta. 348 pp.
  • Brink, J. W., K. Wright-Fedyniak, and D. Wetzel (2003) A Review of Certain Stone Alignments and Rock Cairns in Alberta Archaeology. In: Archaeology in Alberta: A View from the New Millennium edited by Jack W. Brink and John F. Dormaar, pp. 208-241. Archaeological Society of Alberta, Medicine Hat, Alberta.
  • Brink, Jack (2002) Applied Archaeology on the Canadian Plains. The SAA Archaeological Record 2(2):17-20. [Reprinted in Alberta Archaeological Review No. 36:17-20 (2002)].
  • Brink, J. W. (2001) Carcass Utility Indices and Bison Bones from the Wardell Kill and Butchering Sites. In People and Wildlife in Northern North America: Essays in Honor of R. Dale Guthrie, edited by S. C. Gerlach and M. S. Murray, pp. 255-274. British Archaeological Reports BAR S944. Oxford, England, U.K.
  • Brink, J. W. (1997) Fat Content in Leg Bones of Bison bison, and Applications to Archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Science 24:259-274.
  • Brink, Jack (1993) Review of Yellowstone Command: Colonel Nelson A. Miles and the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877, by Jerome A. Green. In American Indian Quarterly 17(3):420.
  • Brink, Jack (1992a) Review of A Guide to the Identification of Postcranial Bones of Bos taurus and Bison bison, by D. M. Balkwill and S. L. Cumbaa. In Canadian Zooarchaeology No. 2:17-20.
  • Brink, Jack (1992b) Review of Protohistoric Pawnee Hunting in the Nebraska Sand Hills, edited by Donna C. Roper. In Plains Anthropologist 37(140):282-285.
  • Brink, Jack (1992c) Blackfoot and Buffalo Jumps: Native People and the Head-Smashed-In Project. Alberta, Studies in the Arts and Sciences 3(1):19-43. [Published simultaneously in Buffalo, edited by John Foster, Dick Harrison and I. S. MacLaren, pp.19-43. University of Alberta Press, Edmonton, 1992].
  • Brink, Jack (1992d) Anvil Boulders and Lithic Reduction on Southern Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. Arctic 45:138-144.
  • Bobrowsky, P. T., N. R. Catto, J. Brink, B. E. Spurling, T. H. Gibson and N. W. Rutter (1990) Archaeological Geology of Western and Northwestern Canada. In: Archaeological Geology of North America, edited by Norman P. Lasca and Jack Donahue, pp. 87-122. Geological Society of America, Centennial Special Edition Vol. 4. Boulder, Colorado.
  • Brink, Jack, and Bob Dawe (1989) Final Report of the 1985 and 1986 Field Seasons at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Manuscript Series No. 16, Edmonton. (357 pp.)
  • Brink, Jack, and M. Rollans (1989) On the Structure and Function of Drive Lane Systems at Communal Buffalo Jumps. In Hunters of the Recent Past, edited by L. Davis and B. Reeves, pp.152-167. Unwin Hyman, London.
  • Brink, Jack (1989) An Enigmatic Artifact: The Cow Udder from Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Alberta Archaeological Review 18:16-18.
  • Brink, Jack, and S. Baldwin (1988) The Highwood Site: A Pelican Lake Phase Burial from the Alberta Plains. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 12:109-136.
  • Brink, Jack (1988) Alberta Preservation Effort Matches Magnificence of 'Head-Smashed-In' Site. Bulletin of the Society for American Archaeology 6(4):5 (July 1988).
  • Brink, Jack (1987) Buffalo Jump. Horizon Canada 8 (89) January 1987.
  • Brink, Jack, and B. Dawe (1986) An Introduction to the Archaeology of the Grande Cache Region in the North Alberta Rocky Mountains. In Eastern Slopes Prehistory: Selected Papers, edited by B. Ronaghan, pp. 161-246. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper No. 30, Edmonton.
  • Brink, Jack (1986) Dog Days in Southern Alberta. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper No. 28. Edmonton. (71 pp.)
  • Brink, Jack, M. Wright, B. Dawe, and D. Glaum (1986) Final Report of the 1984 Season at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Manuscript Series No. 9. Edmonton. (445 pp.)
  • Brink, Jack, M. Wright, B. Dawe, D. Glaum (1985) Final Report of the 1983 Season at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Manuscript Series No. 1. Edmonton. (373 pp.)
  • Brink, Jack (1984) Review of: The Analysis of Animal Bones from Archaeological Sites, by Richard G. Klein and Kathryn Criz-Uribe. Zooarchaeological Research News Vol. 3, No. 4: 11-13.
  • Brink, Jack (1982) Riverrun: An Appraisal of Contract Archaeology in Alberta. In Directions In Archaeology, A Question of Goals, edited by P.D. Francis and E. Poplin, pp. 37-46. University of Calgary Archaeological Association, Calgary.
  • Brink, Jack (1981) "Rock Art Sites in Alberta: Retrospect and Prospect". In Alberta Archaeology: Prospect and Retrospect. T.A. Moore (Ed.), pp. 69-82, Archaeological Society of Alberta, Lethbridge.
  • Brink, Jack (1980) The 17% Solution: New Pictographs at the Zephyr Creek Site, Alberta. Canadian Rock Art Research Associates, Newsletter No. 13: 5-15.
  • Brink, Jack (1980) Management of Rock Art Sites in Alberta: Rock Art Management in the 1980s. Canadian Rock Art Research Associates Newsletter 14:13-14.
  • Brink, Jack (1979) Archaeological Investigations at Writing-On-Stone, Alberta. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper No. 12, Edmonton. (73 pp.)
  • Brink, John W. (1978) An Experimental Study of Microwear Formation on Endscrapers. Archaeological Survey of Canada, Mercury Series, Paper No. 83, Ottawa. (222 pp.)
  • Brink, J. (1978) The Role of Abrasives in the Formation of Lithic Use-Wear. Journal of Archaeological Science 5: 363-371.
  • Brink, Jack (1978) Notes on the Occurrence of Spontaneous Retouch. Lithic Technology VII: 31-33.
  • Brink, Jack (1978) Excavations at Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, In Archaeology in Alberta 1977, edited by W. J. Byrne, pp. 112-122. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper No. 5, Edmonton.
  • Brink, John W. (1977) Frost-heave and Archaeological Interpretation. Western Canadian Journal of Anthropology 7 (3): 61-73.
  • Wilford, Lloyd A. and John W. Brink (1974) The Hogback Site: A Proto-Historic Oneota Burial Site. Minnesota Archaeologist, Volume XXXIII, Nos. 1 & 2. (76 pp.)

R. Dawe

  • Brink J. W., and B. Dawe (2003) Hot Rocks as Scarce Resources: The Use, Re-Use and Abandonment of Heating Stones at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Plains Anthropologist Vol. 48, Number 186, pp. 85-104
  • Dawe, Bob (1997) Tiny Arrowheads: Toys in the Toolkit. Plains Anthropologist Vol. 42, No. 161, pp. 303-318.
  • Dawe, Bob (1997) A Unique Fluted Point from the Grande Prairie Region, Alberta. Alberta Archaeological Review 25:12-14.
  • Brink, Jack, and Bob Dawe (1989) Final Report of the 1985 and 1986 Field Season at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Manuscript Series No. 16. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta. 358 pp. [Available through the Museum Shop]

K. E. Wright-Fedyniak

  • Brink, J. W., K. Wright-Fedyniak, and D. Wetzel (2003) A Review of Certain Stone Alignments and Rock Cairns in Alberta Archaeology. In: Archaeology in Alberta: A View from the New Millennium edited by Jack W. Brink and John F. Dormaar, pp. 208-241. Archaeological Society of Alberta, Medicine Hat, Alberta.
  • Wright, K. E. (2000) Mortuary Patterning: An Analysis of Previously Excavated Burials from the Northwest Coast. Unpublished M.A. thesis, Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia.

Karen Giering

  • Brink, J. and Giering, K., "Tipi Rings with Platforms", Alberta Archaeological Review, Number 54, Spring 2012, 21-24.
  • "Ancient Stone Hammers, Mauls", given as part of the Questions and Collections: Research at the Museum curatorial lectures series, Royal Alberta Museum, April 2011.
  • Karen Giering and Kristine Fedyniak: "An Analysis of Mauls in Alberta" paper given at the 68th Annual Plains Anthropological Conference, October 8, 2010, Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Giering, K.L. "Stories from Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump, DkPj-1: An Interview with Boyd Wettlaufer", Alberta Archaeological Review, No. 50, 2009, 25-31.
  • Giering, K.L., "The LH IIIB Decorated Pottery", in Walberg, G., Midea: The Megaron Complex and Shrine Area: Excavations on the Lower Terraces 1994 – 1997, 121-128 (2007).
  • Giering, K.L., "The Late Helladic IIIB Pottery", in Walberg, G., Excavations on the Acropolis of Midea, Vol I., Stockholm 1998, 119-133.
  • Giering, K.L. and Peck, T., "A Ceramic Vessel from the Blakiston Site (DjPm-115), S.W. Alberta", Alberta Archaeological Review, Number 28, May 1998, 20-34.
  • Fisher, S. McMullen and Giering, K.L., "A Pictorial Stirrup Jar from the Mycenaean Citadel of Midea", Journal of Prehistoric Religion, Vol. VIII, 1994, 8-19.
  • "The Late Helladic IIIB Pottery from the Mycenaean Citadel of Midea" paper given at the Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dec. 1991. (Master's Thesis).