Ken Swayze

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Adjunct Professor / Faculty of Arts and Science - Sociology and Anthropology - Sociology
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About
Research Interests:
​Preceramic settlement-subsistence strategies; Arctic archaeology; expedient lithic technology; public archaeology
Education
BA, Simon Fraser University
MA, Simon Fraser University
Research
Areas of Specialization:

​Geoarchaeology; Relic Shorelines and the early Archaic of the Ottawa, Mattawa, Nipissing Valleys; Thule and Historical Inuit archaeology

Research Interests:

Preceramic settlement-subsistence strategies; Arctic archaeology; expedient lithic technology; public archaeology

Current & Future Research:

​Archaeological site distribution at Chalk River Laboratories; lithic use wear and residue analysis; Archaeological research and training; replicative archaeology

Publications

​Articles in Refereed Journals

Swayze, Ken and Robert McGhee (2011) “The Heritage Hills Site and Early Postglacial Occupation of the Ottawa Valley” Archaeology of Eastern North America vol. 39:131-152

Swayze, Ken (2003) “The Potential for Archaeological Discovery in Organic Terrain in Canada” in CMC WebPage The Bog People 

Swayze, Ken (1994) “The Tuktoyaktuk Peninsula Interior: Pre-contact Inuvialuit Land Use” In Bridges Across Time, Canadian Archaeological Association, Occasional Paper No. 2. 

Swayze, Ken and Luc Nolin (1994) “Appendix II: NOGAP Bibliography Update” In Bridges Across Time, Canadian Archaeological Association, Occasional Paper No. 2. 

Swayze, Ken (1992) “Previously Unpublished Neoeskimo Collections from the Beaufort Sea Coast” Canadian Journal of Archaeology vol.16; 102- 111 pp.

Technical Reports 

Swayze, Ken (2016, 2015, 2014) Archaeological Field Schools at Beaucage Park on the Nipissing First Nation Lands, IR10, Nipissing District. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2016) Stage 3 Archaeological Assessment of CaGi-65, 66, 67 Sites at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories on lot 21 Range B Buchanan Twp. (Geo.), Renfrew County. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2015) A Stage 1 Archaeological Assessment of Petawawa Terrace Provincial Park, lots 12-15 Lake Range C Petawawa twp (geo), Town of Petawawa, Renfrew County. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2014)Stage 3 Archaeological Assessments at the Mink Lake Boys’ & Girls’ Club on pt lot 7 con 8 Wilberforce twp (geo.), Renfrew Co. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2012) A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the Lake of Two Rivers Campground Beach, Algonquin Provincial Park, part of Lot 27 Concession 7 Canisbay Twp (Geo.) Nipissing District. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2011)The Return to Basin Depot BkGk-3 & 4 Part Lots 15 & 16 Concession 3 Gutherie Township (Geo.) Algonquin Provincial Park, October 2009. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2011)Archaeological Assessments at Chalk River Laboratories, Buchanan Township (Geo.), Renfrew County. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. In the Public Register of Archaeological Sites of Ontario. 

Swayze, Ken(2010)A Stage 1, 2 & 3 Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Pellet Manufacturing Plant on Part of Lot 4 Concession B Commanda Township, Nipissing First Nation, Nipissing District. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2008)Stage 2&3 Archaeological Assessment of the Melrose Quarry Expansion, lot 7 Concession 3 Tyendinaga Twp. (geo.), Hastings County. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2008)Stage 4 Archaeological Assessment of BgFv-3 Riverwood Village Development, lot 21 Concession 1 North Gower Twp. (geo.), City of Ottawa. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2008) A Stage 3 Archaeological Assessment of CcGv-3, CcGv-8, CcGv-9 at the Commanda Quarry Expansion on part of lot 3 Concession A Commanda Twp. (geo.), Nipissing First Nation, Nipissing District. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2007)Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed McMillan-Dupuis Subdivision, part lot 1 Concession A Wolford Twp. (geo.), Grenville County. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2006)A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the Potential Expansion Area, Bark Lake Waste Disposal Site, part lots 127&128 Range ‘B’ North, Jones Twp. (geo.) Madawaska Valley Township, Renfrew County. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2006)A Stage 3 Archaeological Assessment of CbHk-2 Pole 976 Espanola Hydro One 115 kV Circuit S2B, Baldwin Twp. (Geo.) Nipissing District. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2005)A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the Potential Expansion Area of the Maple Lake Waste Disposal Site part of lot 20 concession 5 Stanhope Twp. (geo.) Township of Algonquin Highlands, County of Haliburton. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken (2005) Nunavut Permit 04-021A “Archaeological Potential of the Netsilik River Area” On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau 

Swayze, Ken(2005)A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment and Cultural Resources Inventory of Fitzroy Provincial Park, part lots 25, 26, & 27 Concession 10 Fitzroy Twp. (geo.) City of Ottawa. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken (2004) Nunavut Permit 03-014A “Inuit Heritage Trust Archaeological Field Course, Tree River 2003” On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2003) A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the Wilderness Tours Kayak Area part of lots 1&2 Concession 9 Westmeath Twp (geo) Renfrew County. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2003) A Stage 4 Archaeological Assessment of the Muldoon Site BiFs-1 part of lots 14&15 Concession 10 South Plantagenet Twp (geo) Prescott&Russell County. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2002) A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of LeBreton Flats (excluding Blocks X and W)Nepean Twp. (geo.), City of Ottawa. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2002) A Stage 1 and 3 Archaeological Assessment of BjGj-1 Bonnechere Provincial Park on lot 24 concession 6 Richards twp (geo) Renfrew County. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2001) A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the proposed Newill Place subdivision onpart lot 6 Con. 2 Huntley twp. (Geo) City of Ottawa. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken(2000) A Stage 1&2 Archaeological Assessment of the proposed Sheridan subdivision on part lot 1 Con. 4 Drummond Twp., Lanark Co. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken and Jean-Luc Pilon (1997) Traditional Knowledge and Archaeological Understanding: an example from the Lower Mackenzie Valley. On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau 

Swayze, Ken(1996) Stage 3 Site Documentation of BkGg-21, a Middle Woodland Site on Cotnam Island, lot 6 Con 4, Pembroke Twp., Renfrew Co. In the Ontario Ministry of Culture Library, Toronto. 

Swayze, Ken (1993) The Tuktoyaktuk Interior Archaeology Project, Summers 1992, 1993. On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau 

Swayze, Ken (1992) History of Archaeological Research into the Neoeskimo Culture of the Greater Mackenzie Delta. On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau 

Swayze, Ken (1991) Pre-NOGAP Neoeskimo Sites and Collections from the Greater Mackenzie Delta. On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau 

Swayze, Ken and D.A. Morrison (1991) Archaeological Excavation and Survey in the Eskimo Lakes Area: 1991 Field Season. On file at the Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau 

Swayze, Ken (1991) “Entrance Roads Archaeology, Waterton Lakes National Park” Parks Canada, Microfiche Publication Series.

Swayze, Ken (1990) Archaeological Resource Description and Analysis of Elk Island National Park. On file at Canadian Parks Service, Western Region