Archaeology

Team

Daniel Gendron

Archaeologist, Director of Avataq’s Archaeology Department

Address :

Avataq Cultural Institute
360 - 4150 rue Ste Catherine Ouest
Westmount (Québec), H3Z 2Y5
Tel.: (514) 989-9031 #226
Fax: (514) 989-8789
Email: severian@avataq.qc.ca

Main interests :

Theories of migration, early occupation of the Arctic, palaeo-landscapes and palaeo-environment, social theory, the phenomenology of intellectual and physical space, Thule occupations in Nunavik, and applied archaeological taxonomy in the Arctic.

Publications

Pierre M. Desrosiers

Archéologue

Address :

Avataq Cultural Institute
360 - 4150 rue Ste Catherine Ouest
Westmount (Québec), H3Z 2Y5
Tel.: (514) 989-9031 #230
Fax: (514) 989-8789
Email: servicearch@avataq.qc.ca

Main interests :

The archaeology of Nunavik, Dorset culture, lithic technology, the history of Arctic research, lithic raw materials, experimenting with and developing an interdisciplinary approach.

Publications

Susan Lofthouse

Archaeologist

Address :

Avataq Cultural Institute
360 - 4150 rue Ste Catherine Ouest
Westmount (Québec), H3Z 2Y5
Tel.: (514) 989-9031 #237
Fax: (514) 989-8789
Email: susanlofthouse@avataq.qc.ca

Main interests :

Contact period in Nunavik, study of Inuit contact with traders and whalers, Thule Inuit archaeology in Nunavik, subsistence studies, zooarchaeology, taphonomic research.

Publications

Elsa Cencig

Archaeologist and Responsible for the laboratory

Address :

Avataq Cultural Institute
360 - 4150 rue Ste Catherine Ouest
Westmount (Québec), H3Z 2Y5
Tel.: (514) 989-9031 #248
Fax: (514) 989-8789
Email: elsacencig@avataq.qc.qc

Main interests :

Prehistoric archaeology (Pre-Dorset and Dorset), Palaeoecology (palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimat), Nunavik Archaeology.

Publications

Tommy Weetaluktuk

Archaeologist

Address :

Avataq Cultural Institute
Inukjuak, Qc, J0M 1M0
Tel.: 819-254-8919
Fax: 819-254-8789
Email: tommyw@avataq.qc.ca

Main interests :

Archaeology of Palaeoeskimos and Neoeskimos, boulder field archaeology, traditional knowledge, material culture.

Publications

Andrew Papigatuk

Assistant laboratory technician

Address :

Avataq Cultural Institute
360 - 4150 rue Ste Catherine Ouest
Westmount (Québec), H3Z 2Y5
Tel.: (514) 989-9031 #240
Fax: (514) 989-8789
Courriel : apapigatuk@avataq.qc.ca

Main interests :

Publications