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Pursuant to the establishment of a cooperative agreement between Indiana Michigan Power Company of Fort Wayne, Indiana (dated 23 Apr 91) and Western Michigan University (accepted on 30 Apr 91) authorizing a Phase I archaeological assessment of the Kenzie Creek-Valley power transmission line in Cass and Van Buren counties, Michigan, archaeologists in t~e Department of Anthropology initiated a literature, documents, and site file search and between 1-6 May conducted on-site evaluation of the project area in order to determine whether proposed construction activities would have an adverse impact on potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of our program of research, together with recommendations based upon our findings.