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Bruce G. Trigger


Bruce Graham Trigger was a Canadian archaeologist. Born in Preston, Ontario, he received a doctorate in archaeology from Yale University in 1964. His research interests included the history of archaeological research and the comparative study of early cultures. He taught at Northwestern University for a year in 1964 and from then on in the Department of Anthropology at McGill University in Montreal. For his in-depth study of the ethnohistory of the Hurons, he was adopted as an honorary member of the Huron-Wendat Nation.

In 2001, he was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec. In 2005, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, he won their Innis-Gérin Medal in 1985. In 1991, he won the Quebec government’s Prix Léon-Gérin.

Books by Bruce G. Trigger

0521338182 History of Archaeological Thought, A



June 18, 1937

Preston, Ontario

December 01, 2006