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archaeoLOGIC - Ep.22 - Shell Midden

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River Camp Shell Midden Mound at Potts Preserve

While hiking at Potts Preserve near the River Camp I found this Shell Midden mound. I noticed many of these large along the Withlacoochee River. http://www.s...

Strandloper Shell Middens

Gathering of the Tribes Part 6/16 - Shell Middens cont'd. - Transportation & Tools

I had the honor of videotaping this educational talk on and by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) and the Confederated...

Gathering of the Tribes Part 2/16 - Original Peoples - Shell Middens

I had the honor of videotaping this educational talk on and by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) and the Confederated...

Gathering of the Tribes Part 5/16 - Shell Middens cont'd. - Head Flattening

I had the honor of videotaping this educational talk on and by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) and the Confederated...

Shell Middens and Roadway Impacts

Cathy Lowenstein, from the Florida Forest Service, tells us about shell middens and discusses roadway impacts. http://floridablackbearscenicbyway.org/

Shell Midden Mound at Hontoon Island State Park

The first inhabitants of the island were the Native Indians for thousands of years. Snails gathered from the shallows of the St. Johns River were a staple fo...

Ancient Indian Shell Midden Site - California

Finding Lost Civilization Series. Explore an ancient Rumsen Indian shell midden site along the Big Sur coastline. In several California shell midden sites th...

Living Amid Middens Part 1

"Living Amid Middens—Preserving the Past, Looking to the Future" Phyllis Steeves, Archaeologist and Tribal Liaison for the Siuslaw National Forest October 9,...

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22 news items

Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-Union
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:15:00 -0700

The native American Timucua arrived during the 15th or 16th century, feasting on the abundant fish and shellfish, leaving massive prehistoric shell middens (mounds of shells and bones) behind. The use of oyster shells in tabby construction occurred ...
 
Yakima Herald-Republic
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:00:00 -0700

He examined ancient shell middens from Alaska to Puget Sound and determined that Native Americans centuries ago caught and ate gobs of herring — so many that it clearly was among the most important fish they ate. Herring bones were present at almost ...
 
The Star Online
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:11:15 -0700

He examined ancient shell middens from Alaska to Puget Sound and determined that Native Americans centuries ago caught and ate gobs of herring – so many that it clearly was among the most important fish they ate. Herring bones were present at almost ...

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:09:27 -0700

(Above: remains of shell middens from ancient natives near Yachats). Scientists from OSU in Corvallis, along with those from Harvard and the U.S. Geological Survey, have made some remarkable discoveries about the look of the western U.S. during the Ice ...
 
The National
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:33:45 -0700

Professor Gregoricka's previous research from 2013 found that diet became more restricted during the Umm An Nar to Wadi Suq transition period, but there was not the expected shift to a more marine-based diet, as had been believed based on shell middens ...

Sarasota

Sarasota
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700

Abundant fishing has attracted people to the Sarasota County area for millennia. Prehistoric shell middens abound with bone and shell remains from food harvested from the coastal waters. Spanish-speaking fishermen from Cuba camped along the coast ...
 
Chron.com
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:08:02 -0700

Archeological research of coastal shell middens turns up hundreds, sometimes thousands, of otoliths, the tiny ear bones of fish. Because ear bones of each fish species have a distinct shape, researchers can tell what the ancient people caught and ate ...

New York Times

New York Times
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:37:30 -0700

You can count on him to bring alive the oil patch, the plaza in front of the Alamo, the surprising pastoral pleasures of Houston, an East Texas fishing camp whose ground is covered with shell middens left behind by vanished Indians. In some ways ...
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