The Canadian Prairie Ecozone (CPE) is spatially defined by the foothills of Alberta on the west and the boreal forest/parkland interface on the rth and the east. As members of the multidisciplinary SCAPE (Study of Cultural Adaptations in the Canadian Prairie Ecozone) Project, the authors have synthesized a comprehensive account of the successive cultural lifeways and social practices of precontact groups that have succeeded one ather over time and space in this region over the past 11,000 years.
Dr. Nicholson earned a BA from Brandon University and MA and PhD degrees from Simon Fraser University. Specializes in pre-contact Plains and Parkland archaeology at Brandon University. He has an interest in late pre-contact horticultural practice in the region.