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Volunteer time commitment: 32 hrs/week, Summer 2019
Qualifications: Archaeological excavation and survey preferred, must be able to walk long distances and work in back country environment.
Duties/Tasks: Assist with setting up archaeological excavation/survey work, carry field equipment, perform archaeological excavation and survey work, complete data collection using various data forms and photographic equipment.
Grand Portage National Monument commemorates the cross-cultural interaction and exchange among Ojibwe people and early Europeans that influenced the 18th century exploration of the northwest and the expansion of the Great Lakes fur trade industry. The National Park Service works collaboratively with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to interpret and support the heritage and lifeways of the Ojibwe people and to preserve the premier sites, route, and unique historic values of the Grand Portage, known to the Ojibwe as Gitchi Onigaming, the Great Carrying Place.
Grand Portage National Monument is located at the northeastern "tip" of Minnesota on Lake Superior's "North Shore." The Park borders are Lake Superior, Canada, and the Grand Portage Ojibwe Reservation. Grand Portage is 145 miles north of Duluth, Minnesota and 45 miles south of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
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