Archeological Sampling at Near-bank Portions of the Elbee and Karista sites, Knife River Inidan Villages NHS, North Dakota

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Archeological Sampling at Near-bank Portions of the Elbee and Karista sites, Knife River Inidan Villages NHS, North Dakota: Archeological investigations, including geophysical exploration and excavation, along the near-river bank portions of the Elbee (32ME408) and Karista (32ME466) sites, Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, North Dakota. Archeological data recovery will be conducted to mitigate flood damage to the above archeological sites as specified in the attached document. A full report of the investigations will be produced by UND and MWAC personnel and distributed by the NPS.
Federal Grant Title: Archeological Sampling at Near-bank Portions of the Elbee and Karista sites, Knife River Inidan Villages NHS, North Dakota
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-NOI-KNRI-10-0302
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2010
Posted Date: Jan 28, 2010
Creation Date: Jan 28, 2010
Archive Date: Mar 13, 2010
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a single source award to the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND. The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activity based upon a variety of demonstrable factors. This partner has been chosen due their expertise and extensive experience with its premier academic credibility in Northern Great Plains archeology, its proximity to KNRI and its capability of training undergraduate students by way of its formalized archeology field school, is staffed. The principle investigator is a professor of anthropology/archeology at the University of North Dakota and his associates have over forty years of extensive experience in prehistoric and protohistoric archeology of the Great Plains and are considered the foremost expert on the types of archeology and landforms in North Dakota, subject to intensive erosional processes, that are critical components to this project. The PI and the University of North Dakota is selected as the cooperator because they have established research program in North Dakota and a specific research interest in KNRI that include the Elbee and Karishta sites. The PI has conducted previous investigations at the Elbee site in 2003 and, using this work as a foundation, is best positioned to pursue efforts at Elbee that address questions of significant importance to the Upper Missouri culture area, the development of the Hidatsa culture, and landscape interpretation at KNRI.
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