The Canadian Archaeology Association has named Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation member Jordan Jamieson the 2022 recipient of the Margaret and James F. Pendergast Award.
The award recognizes the contributions to Canadian archaeology by an avocational archaeologist.
Jamieson started as a cultural resource management field technician and progressed to become the Lead Field Liaison Representative for MCFN in 2019.
Jamieson regularly guest lectures in undergraduate university courses at University of Toronto and is a key researcher on an ongoing research project designed to teach Anishinaabek Mississauga traditional practices and archaeology in a way that centers Mississauga knowledge, community learning and capacity building.
The award was founded in 2000 in the memory of late archaeologist James F. Pendergast.