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archaeoLOGIC - Ep.22 - Shell Midden

We're talkin' trash on this episode!

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...

Shell Middens and Roadway Impacts

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

Strandloper Shell Middens

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 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 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 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...

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...

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19 news items

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 ...
 
Cowichan News Leader Pictorial
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:51:16 -0700

"Shell middens and stone artifacts were discovered at the site and both are related to rock-shelter features." Charlie has explained elders' remains may be in those rock shelters. Two other areas were found to have low-to-moderate potential as ...

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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Islands' Weekly
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:11:15 -0700

The house or houses at Swift's Bay left 700 feet of shell middens. On the west side of Lopez, the core village was at Flat Point, with outlying houses and production centers at Fisherman Bay Spit, and probably also the south-facing bays on Shaw Island.
 
Homer News
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:03:45 -0700

As long as people have been visiting the Homer Spit, they have camped outdoors. Archaeologists have found shell middens at Green Timbers, the former forest on the Spit destroyed by the 1964 earthquake when the Spit sank 5.9 feet. In 1896, 800 miners on ...

SmarterTravel.com (blog)

SmarterTravel.com (blog)
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:48:45 -0700

That's where we spy two great blue herons in flight over a pristine, empty cove and hike past ancient oyster shell middens. It's also where we happen upon the winsome Pemaquid Beach, a sliver on Johns Bay with a campy-cool snack bar that makes you feel ...
 
The Daily Telegraph
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:42:26 -0700

Native mammals such as the swamp wallaby, brush tail possum and echidna live in the reserve and Aboriginal engravings and shell middens are found throughout. There are also remnants of early colonial settlement. The reserve is the legacy of John ...
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