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Posted: 6/17/2013 6:36:14 AM EST
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/06/15/400yearold_skeleton_of_aboriginal_woman_found_in_sarnia_backyard_costs_couple_5000.html

A Sarnia couple who set out to build a fence dug up more than they bargained for recently when they unearthed a 400-year-old skeleton and got stuck with a $5,000 bill from the province.


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If you can afford to own property you can afford to pay for bullshit like this. I guess.
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Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.
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My SIL's brother had that happen to him when he was having his pool put in.

Of course, here on Long Island you can't throw a rock without hitting a dead indian, so it wasn't all that big a shock.


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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:19:36 AM EST
Originally Posted By 44Regular:
Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.


This.

Find bones in your yard?
Just cover them back up and keep your mouth shut.
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Originally Posted By 44Regular:
Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.

yup
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Originally Posted By HoodyHoo21:
Originally Posted By 44Regular:
Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.


This.

Find bones in your yard?
Just cover them back up and keep your mouth shut.


skeleton? what skeleton?
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As a contractor, legally we are required to stop work and report finding bones during excavation. I remember a couple bought a house and started a remodel when they found some bones. It was reported. The project was stopped for years while everybody argued what to do, meanwhile, the couple still had a mortgage to pay every month. After about a year with no solution in sight, they filed for bankruptcy and lost the house.
Eventually a solution was found, concrete the whole yard "to prevent further disruption of the site". Many believe it was actually a dump site for garbage by the local Indians years ago.
Moral of the story? Keep your mouth shut and keep working.
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Damn. Aboriginal man takes "S.S.S." to a whole new level.
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Well that sucks.
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Originally Posted By 44Regular:
Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.

This. Jimmy Hoffa would be quite safe in my Canadian yard after reading that.
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400 year old Hooker?
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And that's why it's Canada
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Originally Posted By hoyasaxa10:
And that's why it's Canada


You think it's different here?
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Originally Posted By Mech2007:


My SIL's brother had that happen to him when he was having his pool put in.

Of course, here on Long Island you can't throw a rock without hitting a dead indian, so it wasn't all that big a shock.




It's a First Nations skeleton.
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Just turn it into a Halloween decoration. Problem solved.
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Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By hoyasaxa10:
And that's why it's Canada


You think it's different here?


Hell yea its different here .


I'm sure it would cost double that here
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Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By hoyasaxa10:
And that's why it's Canada


You think it's different here?


There are many a land owner who have had land out right taken from them because some native american artifacts have been found on their land. You get a couple of mounds on your property and you are done for.
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Huh. That's pretty shitty.
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I have heard stories of contractors in Dixie finding skeletons at plantation homes and just reburying them because reporting the find stops the job for two years.

These are just stories mind you, I have no first hand knowledge of this.
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Originally Posted By beardog30:
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By hoyasaxa10:
And that's why it's Canada


You think it's different here?


There are many a land owner who have had land out right taken from them because some native american artifacts have been found on their land. You get a couple of mounds on your property and you are done for.


Yes, seen it happen here once or twice within the last 20 years around here. Luckily the land owners fought and got thier property back but spent $$$ in lawyer fees.

Or do like some of the early settlers in my town did, just dig up the mounds and use for foundations

http://www.wtblock.com/wtblockjr/archeolo.htm

NEDERLAND—Early Indians spent 15 centuries building Texas’ greatest archeological treasure at Port Neches. Pioneer settlers needed only 75 years to demolish it.

The only complete Indian vase ever found anywhere within 30 miles was dated by Louisiana State University as belonging to the "Marksville Culture," or about 500 A. D. Hence it is the writer’s opinion that it took the Attakapas, Karankawa and other predecessor tribes 1,500 years to build the six large burial mounds where Midcounty’s present rubber industry is located.

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Originally Posted By JDeere7296:
Originally Posted By beardog30:
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By hoyasaxa10:
And that's why it's Canada


You think it's different here?


There are many a land owner who have had land out right taken from them because some native american artifacts have been found on their land. You get a couple of mounds on your property and you are done for.


Yes, seen it happen here once or twice within the last 20 years around here. Luckily the land owners fought and got thier property back but spent $$$ in lawyer fees.

Or do like some of the early settlers in my town did, just dig up the mounds and use for foundations

http://www.wtblock.com/wtblockjr/archeolo.htm

NEDERLAND—Early Indians spent 15 centuries building Texas’ greatest archeological treasure at Port Neches. Pioneer settlers needed only 75 years to demolish it.

The only complete Indian vase ever found anywhere within 30 miles was dated by Louisiana State University as belonging to the "Marksville Culture," or about 500 A. D. Hence it is the writer’s opinion that it took the Attakapas, Karankawa and other predecessor tribes 1,500 years to build the six large burial mounds where Midcounty’s present rubber industry is located.


land owners where I was from wold let you look for "rocks" but never arrowheads
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I've been doing archaeology for a long time and am familiar with projects going back many decades and never seen a case where someone's land was taken due to archaeological resources. There isn't even a government entity of any kind that is set up to do such a thing.

Basically it is a bullshit story.
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Originally Posted By JDeere7296:
Originally Posted By beardog30:
Originally Posted By thebeekeeper1:
Originally Posted By hoyasaxa10:
And that's why it's Canada


You think it's different here?


There are many a land owner who have had land out right taken from them because some native american artifacts have been found on their land. You get a couple of mounds on your property and you are done for.


Yes, seen it happen here once or twice within the last 20 years around here. Luckily the land owners fought and got thier property back but spent $$$ in lawyer fees.

Or do like some of the early settlers in my town did, just dig up the mounds and use for foundations

http://www.wtblock.com/wtblockjr/archeolo.htm

NEDERLAND—Early Indians spent 15 centuries building Texas’ greatest archeological treasure at Port Neches. Pioneer settlers needed only 75 years to demolish it.

The only complete Indian vase ever found anywhere within 30 miles was dated by Louisiana State University as belonging to the "Marksville Culture," or about 500 A. D. Hence it is the writer’s opinion that it took the Attakapas, Karankawa and other predecessor tribes 1,500 years to build the six large burial mounds where Midcounty’s present rubber industry is located.



Meh. In TX if you have an archaeological site on your property you can charge people money to dig up arrowheads in it.

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Originally Posted By HoodyHoo21:
Originally Posted By 44Regular:
Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.


This.

Find bones in your yard?
Just cover them back up and keep your mouth shut.


You discover that you need to blast a stump out of the way of your digging. Works for the military when they find artifacts on places like bombing range.

"Somebody found something and there's a team coming to investigate them I two days? Frag those coordinates as tomorrow's target location and send in four Strike Eagles loaded with 2000 pounders."

Happened more than a couple of times in my experience.
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I have an old cemetery that goes into my property with numerous bodies buried on my yard.

Fuck that, no way I'm digging anything up with that bill.
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I have an old cemetery that goes into my property with numerous bodies buried on my yard.

Fuck that, no way I'm digging anything up with that bill.


Why is it I find it very easy to believe you when you say you have bodies buried in your yard, but not that they were there first?
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Just don't build your house on an old graveyard...................Poltergeists galore
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The F.B.I. is digging 50 miles to the east. Perhaps another "TIP" called in will get those folks in Sarnia some help.
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Originally Posted By HoodyHoo21:
Originally Posted By 44Regular:
Well, I guess that's the last skeleton they're going to find in Canada.


This.

Find bones in your yard?
Just cover them back up and keep your mouth shut.


Or, give them to the dog.
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