A Proponent of Provocative Ideas | American Archaeology

By Tamara Jager Stewart | Cover Image: Stanford examines a bison bone found on the surface of Late Pleistocene-age peat deposits in southern Colorado in June, 2000. Credit: Pegi Jodry | Since the renowned Paleo-Indian archaeologist...

Changing Times | American Archaeology

By Julian Smith | When European explorers and missionaries began arriving in the Great Lakes region in the sixteenth century, they found groups including the Huron (also known as the Wendat) and Iroquois (also known...

Life After Dark | American Archaeology

By Zach Zorich | At sunset, when the light drains from a landscape, it forces a change in perspective that archaeologists have not often considered. How would the places and people they study have been...

A Tour Of The Effigy Mounds Of The Upper Midwest | American Archaeology

By Sara Millhouse | Native Americans built earthen mounds across much of the Eastern half of the United States, but effigy mounds are largely found in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. On this tour, you’ll...

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