Vol. 10 No. 3 | Fall 2006

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    WHAT ANCIENT BONES REVEAL
    We are learning more about some of the New World’s earliest inhabitants through the study of ancient human remains.
    BY ANDREW LAWLER
    page 12

    EXCAVATING A LEGENDARY SITE
    Archaeologists are investigating Werocomoco, the site of the famous encounter between Captain John Smith and Pocahontas.
    BY TONY REICHHARDT
    page 19

    A PICTURE OF THE MAYA COLLAPSE
    Cancuen, in Guatemala, could provide clear evidence of the Maya’s decline.
    BY MICHAEL BAWAYA
    page 26

    PUTTING DOWN ROOTS?
    Little is known about Hopewell domestic life. Were they sedentary or mobile hunter-gatherers? An investigation of the Brown’s Bottom site could help answer this question.
    BY KELLI WHITLOCK BURTON
    page 33

    AN UNLIKELY ALLIANCE
    A collaboration among archaeologists, collectors, and Native Americans resulted in a huge collection of artifacts being returned to the Chickasaw Nation.
    BY ELIZABETH LUNDAY
    page 38