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Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, CA

Summer 2022 - Internships/Fellowships

Visiting Bioarchaeology Fieldwork Student with University of New Brunswick


The University of New Brunswick partners with Parks Canada in the excavation of human remains from the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. The site used to be an 18th century settlement of alternatingly French and English settlers, and their placement of one of their cemeteries on the coast and the subsequent coastal erosion that has occurred over the past couple hundred years has put the bodies in danger of eroding into the ocean and washing up on the shore. As such, Dr. Amy Scott (Bioarchaeologist Professor at University of New Brunswick) and Dr.