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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 the abalone shells were 7000+ years old.

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 Tribes of Siletz Indians (CTSI)....

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 Tribes of Siletz Indians (CTSI)....

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 Tribes of Siletz Indians (CTSI)....

Spanish Mount/ Indian Shell Midden Edisto Island, SC

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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 food of these people. Through the...

East Texas arrowheads todays finds 5/22/11. Shell midden

Took a little trip along the river today after 5 inches of rain this week. All that rain sure did wash out the birds! Our son Lake found a nice point and all in all a beautiful windy arrowhead...

Abandoned River Cabin and Shell Midden Mound (Withlacoochee River)

On this hike deep in the swamp in Potts Preserve I found an abandoned river cabin along the Withlacoochee River. It appears to have been built on top of a shell midden mound. http://www.swfwmd.stat.

Surface Hunting Shell Midden: Plummet, Bison Jaw Bones, and Dolphin

Me and my wife Jessica go out with Mr. Michael K on a boat ride in the salt water inlands of Louisiana; fishing and surface hunting for artifacts. Thank you Michael for the awesome afternoon...

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Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:49:27 -0700

Shell middens along the St. Croix bear testimony to millennia of healthy fisheries that preceded Samuel Champlain's sailing up the St. Croix in 1604 to establish the French colony, Acadia. My own grandfather 11 generations back, Charles de la Tour ...

DailyStoke.com

DailyStoke.com
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:40:49 -0700

The tours go through the inland waterways and estuaries of Sligo, where you may find seal colonies, megalithic tombs, and ancient shell middens. “Its the only job I've ever had that I love” says, Mottershead. If you are interested in learning more ...
 
Targeted News Service (subscription)
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:56:15 -0700

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum, University of Washington (Burke Museum), have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, ...

Austrian Tribune

EurekAlert (press release)
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:00:00 -0700

In this study, the authors report that three of these islands are shell middens, mounds of seashells left by settlers in the early Holocene period, approximately 10,400 years ago. Samples of soil from these three mounds revealed a dense accumulation of ...

Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-Union
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 17:31:42 -0800

Settlers used shell middens to make tabby and the copper may have been tossed into the mix, Rodriguez said. Rodriguez said that visitors won't see the cabins coated entirely with new stucco and that some of the older wood will be left. They will ...

The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 08:00:17 -0800

From yuppies to Harvey Milk via Jack London, here is your essential reading list for San Francisco travels – real or imaginary. These are some of our readers' favourite books about the west coast cradle of bohemia, tech and groundbreaking literature.

AL.com

AL.com
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 ...

Florida Today

Florida Today
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:08:16 -0800

Stone tools, pottery with distinctive regional styles, and prehistoric architectural foundations called shell middens have been discovered throughout the state. More than 100 dugout canoes, some dating back 5,000 years, have been excavated at Newnans ...
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