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The Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat is responsible for all archaeology conducted within the Province of Prince Edward Island.  Responsibilities include: archaeological site management and protection, archaeological permitting, review of land use applications, development of policy and procedures, maintaining a register of existing sites, consultation with groups having archaeological interests, and education.

Acts and Regulations

Standards and guidelines for archaeology are currently being developed.  


All sites recorded by a permit holder must be documented on a Maritime Archaeological Resource Inventory Form. Please print the completed form and submit along with other supporting documents i.e. notes, plans, etc.

Archaeological dig at Orwell unearths close to 1,000 artifacts

Canadian Archaeological Association Fall Newsletter 2011

Climate Change Project at Lennox Island First Nation

Dr. Helen Kristmanson Receives the Gilbert-Buote Award!

2010 Prince Edward Island Archaelogy Update

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