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The Conservation of the Kennewick Man

[…]one of the team members, Dr. Nancy Odegaard of the University of Arizona and Arizona State Museum. Kennewick Man is the name for the skeletal remains of a prehistoric man found on a bank of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington, on July 28, 1996. It is one of the most complete ancient skeletons ever found; bone tests have shown it […]

American Archaeology Magazine: 10 Most Interesting Stories Of 2015

[…]American Ancestry (Fall Issue) News Article: Researchers in Denmark who analyzed ancient DNA from Kennewick Man recently reported that he shares ancestry with North American Native Americans. The research, led by geneticist Eske Willerslev, was conducted at the Centre for GeoGenetics at the University of Copenhagen, a world leader in […]
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The Story of Kennewick Man

[…]skeletons ever discovered in North America. Or that the roughly 8,500-year-old remains, dubbed Kennewick Man, would soon spur a historic legal confrontation, some bitter political wrangling, and an intense debate among scientists, government officials, and Native American tribes over who should control such ancient finds, and who gets to make […]

The Fates Of Very Ancient Remains

[…]confrontational approach, science will lose. And so will they.” Earlier this year 8,600-year-old Kennewick Man, whose remains were discovered more than twenty years ago in eastern Washington, was repatriated to the Colville, Yakama, Umatilla, and Nez Perce tribes, who claimed him as their ancestor. The tribes then reburied the skeleton […]

American Archaeology’s Ten Most Interesting Articles Of 2017

[…]confrontational approach, science will lose. And so will they.” Earlier this year 8,600-year-old Kennewick Man, whose remains were discovered more than twenty years ago in eastern Washington, was repatriated to the Colville, Yakama, Umatilla, and Nez Perce tribes, who claimed him as their ancestor. The tribes then reburied the skeleton […]
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Books Reviewed

[…]& Ecology in the Far Northeast 2012 16(4):52 Chatters, James C. Ancient Encounters: Kennewick Man and the First Americans 2001 5(3):48 Cipolla, Craig N. Becoming Brothertown: Native America Ethnogenesis and Endurance in the Modern World 2013 17(4):52 Claassen, Cheryl Beliefs and Rituals in Archaic Eastern North America: An Interpretive Guide 2015 19(3):52 […]

American Archaeology Summer 2018 is Here!

[…]AND HISTORY BY ANDREA COOPER There’s much to see in this part of the Tar Heel state. RICH MAN, POOR MAN BY WAYNE CURTIS Archaeological evidence suggests wealth inequality has existed for millennia. A REVOLUTIONARY TECHNOLOGY BY LINDA VACCARIELLO LiDAR is an amazing tool, but it can also present problems. […]

Vol. 10 No. 4 | Winter 2006 – 2007

[…]this mysterious culture of the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau. BY TAMARA STEWART page 26 A MAN OF MANY TALENTS Archaeologist, artist, geologist, and scholar, William Henry Holmes made a remarkable contribution to the field. BY ANDY STOUT page 34 IN SEARCH OF THE LOST COLONY What happened to 117 […]