Shell middens in the United States
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 04:13:19 -0800
The oldest signs of the rivers' first occupants are shell middens. Scattered north and south, the hundreds of middens represent encampments where stone-age peoples heaped up thousands of mussel shells to make dry spots in the swampy bottomlands ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:29:39 -0800
The island has a number of Indigenous sites, including shell middens and rock art (one of which is in the driveway of a house), and Troy ensures these areas are protected at all times. Troy is motivated by his respect for the Wulgurukaba and a love of ...
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:46:14 -0800
It's not too common along the coast but is occasionally seen growing as a component of ancient shell “middens.” John Nelson is the curator of the A.C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina, in the Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia.
Savannah Morning News
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:05:00 -0800
It's not too common along the coast, but is occasionally seen growing as a component of ancient shell “middens.” Whether you want to call it by its common name or scientific name, it's a really pretty shrub with those attractive leaves and fruits. I ...
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 05:07:41 -0800
Among those demanding federal intervention is Clyde Mansell, chairman of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Land Council, who fears further damage of ancient shell middens and hut depressions from ATVs and 4WDs. “We are asking people to realise that what ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0700
Previously unknown archeological sites in forest islands reveal human presence in the western Amazon as early as 10,000 years ago, according to research published August 28 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Umberto Lombardo from the ...
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:03:45 -0700
Shell middens,up to several thousand years old, have been found in the Aleutians, on the North Slope, and all over coastal Southeast, except where long sandy beaches are common. On Prince of Wales Island, middens composed mostly of barnacle and ...
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:07:30 -0800
The Twin Mounds site is two large shell middens near the northwesterly shore of the Wekiva River. Author, documentary filmmaker and FOWR board member Bill Belleville will lead the excursion, providing background on earlier archaeological excavations ...
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