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Archaeologist first dug into her future as a La Conner student

It was at La Conner High School where one of the foremost archaeologists in North America started to dig what would become her life’s work.

A transfer student in the late 1990s from Victoria, B.C., the future Dr. Kisha Supernant recalled, “as a sophomore, I took the world history class with Mr. (Vince) Sellen that really helped solidify my interest in archaeology.”

Today, she is the director of the Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archaeology and an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta.

Supernant has become prominent for her role using remote se...


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