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Saskatchewan Archaeology - 1980-2016

Saskatchewan Archaeology Permit Totals

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Saskatchewan Archaeology Permits Total
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government

Saskatchewan Archaeology Permit Types

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Saskatchewan Archaeology Permit Types
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government

Saskatchewan Historic Resource Impact Assessment (HRIA) Permits

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Saskatchewan Archaeology HRIA Permits
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government
Overview, Reconnaissance, Inventory, and Assessment - 'concerned with the prediction, location and documentation, and evaluation of archaeological resources and potential impacts during the initial design stages of development planning.' Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 8

 

A comprehensive permit is for more than one project under the same developer; all projects under a comprehensive permit would be considered HRIA projects.

 

Comprehensive Permits

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Saskatchewan Archaeology Comprehensive Permits
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government

Saskatchewan HRIA/Mitigation Permits

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Saskatchewan HRIA/M Permits
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government
Mitigation permit for a project resulting from an HRIA. - 'Mitigation follows directly from inventory and assessment study and is concerned with managing unavoidable adverse impacts prior to or during project construction.' Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 8

 

Academic research refers to scientific investigations, including surveys, collections, and excavations, which are professionally conducted and reported, and result in substantive contributions to Saskatchewan archaeology. Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 1

 

Saskatchewan Type A (Research) Permits

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Saskatchewan Type A Permit
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government

Saskatchewan Type B (Avocational) Permits

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Saskatchewan Type B Avocational Permits
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government
Type B 'research is generally limited avocational archaeological site survey and surface artifact collection with less stringent reporting requirements'. Archaeological Resources Investigations pp. 1

 

 

Previously used for a regional survey by an avocational archaeologist.

 

Saskatchewan Regional Avocational (RAV) Permits

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Saskatchewan RAV Permits
Data Source: Saskatchewan Government

Saskatchewan Archaeology Permit Table

Year HRIA Comprehensive HRIA/M Type A Research Type B Avocational RAV Total Permits
1981 9 9
1982 29 3 1 7 2 42
1983 11 1 1 6 6 25
1984 13 1 4 8 16 42
1985 24 1 3 6 12 47
1986 16 1 6 13 12 48
1987 19 1 2 9 20 51
1988 37 1 2 9 22 2 73
1989 35 1 1 10 17 3 67
1990 45 1 4 10 16 2 78
1991 46 2 7 14 11 2 82
1992 34 1 7 10 9 1 62
1993 69 1 4 12 8 1 95
1994 98 1 3 11 11 124
1995 96 1 3 24 9 133
1996 93 3 16 10 9 131
1997 133 3 8 9 7 160
1998 71 23 2 7 8 111
1999 68 15 2 7 7 99
2000 72 14 3 19 6 114
2001 74 19 1 13 5 112
2002 116 21 5 9 5 156
2003 134 13 7 5 6 165
2004 107 19 10 10 6 152
2005 129 20 5 5 2 161
2006 145 30 3 10 4 192
2007 329 2 7 9 3 350
2008 371 2 9 16 8 406
2009 262 3 3 15 11 294
2010 304 2 9 6 11 332
2011 354 2 5 8 9 378
2012 241 3 6 6 12 368
2013 210 2 9 6 6 233
2014 215 2 9 5 5 227
2015 143 2 16 8 7 176
2016 151 2 6 10 3 172