Archaeological & Cultural Services

Inlailawatash brings unique perspective and experience to archaeology and cultural heritage projects in British Columbia. Our firm grounding in First Nations cultural values and archaeological science underpins the wide range of services we offer—from Heritage Resource Management projects (HRM) to research-based investigations and excavation projects. We focus on providing services that meet the needs of our clients, provide value to First Nations communities, and contribute to archaeological scholarship.

Services

ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND INVESTIGATION
Project management
Project design
Research projects
Historic archaeology projects
Archaeological Overview Assessment (AOA)
Archaeological Impact Assessment (AIA)
Site alterations (SAP)


ARTIFACT AND MATERIAL CULTURE ANALYSIS
Cataloguing
Artifact Illustration and imaging
Lithic debitage analysis
Use-wear analysis
Mineralogical analysis (near infrared spectrometry)


ARCHAEOLOGICAL STATISTICS
Exploratory data analysis
Formal hypothesis testing
Multivariate statistics

REPORT WRITING
Technical reports
Management plans and policy papers
Monographs

RESEARCH
Ethnohistoric archival research
Ethnographic research
Archaeological repository research and analysis

LANDSCAPE MODELING AND MAPPING
Archaeological site mapping
AIA and AOA mapping support
Archaeological potential modeling
Least cost analysis and modeling

Featured Projects

Inlailawatash has directed a number of Cultural Resource Management (CRM) projects in Southwestern British Columbia. Our most recent contracts have included Archaeological Overview (AOA) and Impact (AIA) Assessments for development projects, through which we hope to set a new standard for Heritage Resource Management Projects in British Columbia.
Eagle Mountain - Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project
South Shore Corridor

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Research Interests

Our consultancy work contributes to a number of broad research interests in the archaeology of the Northwest Coast. Learn More...