Inspired by the Landscape As Donald Macaulay with his Tsimshian wife Margaret and the first four of their six daughters Mary, Flora, Catherine […]Read More »
A popular speaker and demonstrator, Grant speaks to all age groups, with an emphasis on promoting understanding of the value and importance of the history of Indigenous cultures. He has carried out archaeological survey and excavation work in many parts of the province, and has lectured and published on a wide range of topics, including his popular ethnohistory, Songhees Pictorial: A History of the Songhees People As Seen by Outsiders, 1790-1912.
EducationBachelor of arts with major in anthropology/archaeology from Simon Fraser University, 1972. As curator of Archaeology at the Royal British Columbia Museum since 1972 I have not stopped being in study mode.
Areas of InterestArtifact Technology—the making and use of stone, bone and antler artifacts
Ethnohistory—cultural influences of early European traders and settlers
Japanese ship wrecks and 19th-century and early 20th-century material culture of Chinese in British Columbia
Late ice-age megafauna
the archaeology of British Columbia
Contact Grant KeddieEmail: email@example.com
Latest Blog Posts
Part 1. Introduction and Spindle Whorls in the Archaeology Collection of the Royal BC Museum Introduction In order to provide a broader understanding […]Read More »
A Unique photograph in the Collection of the Royal B.C. Museum 19th century photographic images in the Victoria region that show Lekwungen (Esquimalt […]Read More »
A Modern Linkage to Francis Drake Information about First Nation practices on the West Coast of Vancouver Island have been interpreted as possible […]Read More »
Piecing together Outsiders Views David Latasse was a Tsartlip (W?JO?E?P) First Nation. They are part of the Saanich (W?SÁNE?) peoples whose territory is […]Read More »