Archaeology Resource Management for First Nations

The Archaeology Branch recognizes the historical, cultural, scientific, spiritual, and educational value of the Province’s archaeological heritage to First Nations and Indigenous Peoples. First Nations help protect archaeological sites by contributing traditional knowledge and values.

Archaeological Data & Site Records

First Nations can get access archaeological data and site records.

Remote Access to Archaeological Data

First Nations and other authorized users can access Remote Access to Archaeological Data (RAAD), a web-based application that users to view, select, and download information about archaeological sites in B.C.

Archaeological Site Inventory

First Nations can incorporate information on unrecorded sites into the archaeological site inventory. Once in the inventory, this information is used in land and development planning.

Provincial Archaeological Report Library

First Nations and other authorized users can search, view, download, and order archaeological reports from the provincial archaeological report library.