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Title: Prairie of mine(s): engaging with the remnants of extractive processes
Authors: Baxter, Shannon D.
Supervisor: Trottier, Jean (Landscape Architecture)
Examining Committee: Eaton, Marcella (Landscape Architecture) Firman, David (Historic Resources Branch, Manitoba)
Graduation Date: October 2008
Keywords: Post-Industrial
Land Reclamation
Cultural Landscape
Coal mining
Landscape Architecture
Interpretive Landscapes
Industrial Landscapes
Issue Date: 15-Sep-2008
Abstract: Prairie of Mine(s) explores the incorporation of cultural and historical elements within the reclamation of a post-industrial mining landscape in the South Saskatchewan prairie. Reclamation solely by ecological methods often fails to recognize the industrial processes and people that altered the landscape. This project utilizes experiential, cultural, and historical elements within the reclamation of mining lands to shed light on a part of our history that is frequently overlooked and draw attention to actions made on the earth everyday in order for us to live comfortably.
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