Dr. Alan McMillan - Selected Publications

2012 (with D. St. Claire) Huu7ii: Household Archaeology at a Nuu-chah-nulth Village Site in Barkley Sound. Archaeology Press, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

2009 A Tale of Two Ethnographies:  The Contributions of Edward Sapir and Philip Drucker to Nuu-chah-nulth Archaeology.  In Painting the Past with a Broad Brush:  Papers in Honour of James Valliere Wright, edited by D.L. Keelyside and J-L. Pilon. Archaeology Mercury Paper 170, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec, pp. 617-646

2008 (with Iain McKechnie, Denis E. St. Claire and S. Gay Frederick) Exploring Variability in Maritime Resource Use on the Northwest Coast:  A Case Study from Barkley Sound, Western Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 32(2):214-238

2007 (with Jerome S. Cybulski, Ripan S. Malhi, Brian M. Hemp, Harold Harry and Scott Cousins) The Big Bar Lake Burial:  Middle Period Human Remains from the Canadian Plateau. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 31:55-78

2005 (with Denis E. St. Claire) Ts'ishaa: Archaeology and Ethnography of a Nuu-chah-nulth Origin Site in Barkely Sound. Archaeology Press, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

2004 (with Eldon Yellowhorn) First Peoples in Canada. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver.

2003a Reviewing the Wakashan Migration Hypothesis. In Emerging from the Mist: Studies in Northwest Coast Culture History, edited by R.G. Matson, Gary Coupland and Quentin Mackie, pp. 244–259. UBC Press, Vancouver.

2003b The Early Component at Ts'ishaa: An Outer Coast Site on Western Vancouver Island. In Archaeology of Coastal British Columbia: Essays in Honour of Philip M. Hobler, edited by Roy Carlson, pp. 39–44. Archaeology Press, Simon Fraser University

2002a When the Mountain Dwarfs Danced: Aboriginal Traditions of Paleoseismic Events along the Cascadia Subduction Zone of Western North America (with Ian Hutchinson). Ethnohistory 49(1): 41–68

2002b Wakashans. In Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: A Short Introduction, edited by Paul R. Magocsi, pp. 292–305. University of Toronto Press.

2001 (with Gregory G. Monks and Denis E. St. Claire.) Nuu-chah-nulth Whaling: Archaeological Insights into Antiquity, Species Preferences and Cultural Importance. Arctic Anthropology 38(1): 60–81

2000 Early Nuu-chah-nulth Art and Adornment: Glimpses from the Archaeological Record. In Nuu-chah-nulth Voices, History, Objects, and Journeys, edited by Alan L. Hoover. Royal British Columbia Museum. Victoria.

1999a Since the Time of the Transformers: the Ancient Heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht and Makah. UBC Press. Vancouver.

1999b Wakashans. In Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples, edited by Paul R. Magocsi, pp. 108–114. University of Toronto Press.

1998 Changing Views of Nuu-chah-nulth Culture History: Evidence of Population Replacement in Barkley Sound. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 22(1): 5–18.

1997 (with Ian Hutchinson) Archaeological evidence of village abandonment associated with late Holocene earthquakes at the northern Cascadia subduction zone. Quaternary Research 48: 79–87.

1996 Early surface collections from the Alberni Valley. In Early Human Occupation of British Columbia, edited by Roy L. Carlson and Luke Dalla Bona, pp. 211–214. UBC Press, Vancouver.

1995a Native Peoples and Cultures of Canada (Second Edition, revised and enlarged). Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver.

1995b (with Rick Schulting) A probable case of tuberculosis from a burial cave in Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 19: 149–153.

1994 Canadian Native distribution, habitat, and demography. In The Native North American Almanac, edited by Duane Champagne, pp. 223–240. Gale Research, Detroit.


1982 (McMillan, A.D., and D.E. St. Clair) Alberni Prehistory: Archaeological and Ethnographic Investigations on Western Vancouver Island, Theytus Books, 219 pages Price: $20.00