: a subfield of archaeology which focuses on the preservation of archaeological resources.This position encourages the stabilization and preservation of archaeological sites as opposed to their immediate excavation.It was named after the governor of the Province of Quebec Sir Frederick Haldimand.In 1844 the land was surrendered by Six Nations to the Crown in an agreement that was signed by the vast majority of Chiefs in the Haldimand tract.Glossary of Archaeological Terms: A Aboriginal communities: used inclusively in this document to refer to First Nation communities (also known as “bands” under the Indian Act), Métis communities, and communities of other Aboriginal peoples who identify themselves as a community, such as those living in urban centres or those belonging to an indigenous Nation or tribe that encompasses more than one community (e.g., the Pottawatomi, Mississauga, Mohawk).Absolute dating: analysis that determines the approximate calendar date that an artifact or feature was used.The population centres in Haldimand are Caledonia, Dunnville, Hagersville, Jarvis and Cayuga.Part of the Six Nations Reserve is within the geographic area of Haldimand County, but is independent of the county.
It often has a semi-glassy finish and is usually white, pinkish, brown, gray or blue-gray in colour. It has often been called flint, but true flint is found in chalk deposits and is a distinctive blackish colour.
Most of Haldimand is agricultural land, although some heavy industry, including the Nanticoke Generating Station, is located here.
Smaller communities within the municipality are Attercliffe Station, Balmoral, Bodri Bay, Brookers Bay, Byng, Canborough, Canfield, Cheapside, Clanbrassil, Crescent Bay, Decewsville, Empire Corners, Featherstone Point, Fisherville, Garnet, Hoover Point, Kohler, Little Buffalo, Lowbanks, Moulton, Mount Carmel, Mount Healy, Nanticoke, Nelles Corners, Peacock Point, Port Maitland, Rainham Centre, Selkirk, Sims Lock, South Cayuga, Springvale, Stromness, Sweets Corners, Townsend, Willow Grove, Woodlawn Park and York.
This is the first of a series of profiles of young egg farmers.
They are all young leaders taking part in Egg Farmers of Canada’s national young farmer program, and will participate in the Canadian Young Farmers’ Forum annual conference in Ottawa February 24-26 under the theme ‘Growing Canada for 150 Years’.
See Norfolk County History for the period when Haldimand and Norfolk were governed as a single unit.