• Amélie Langlais
  • French
  • 2010
  • Soft cover, 8 ½ in. X 11 in., 82 pages
  • 978-2-921644-80-8
$28.00 (CAD)

Reconstitution des modes d’extraction de la stéatite sur le site de Qajartalik

This work is an adaptation of Amélie Langlais’ master’s thesis on the extraction methods of steatite during the Dorset period. The author explores the various technical aspects related to the exploitation of steatite on the Qajartalik rupestral site and compares her observations with other quarry sites exploited around the same period.

About the author
Amélie Langlais is an archaeologist and teacher at the Ulluriaq School of Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik.  Among her interests are the archaeology of Nunavik, the Dorset period, steatite quarries and lithic technology.