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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...

Shell Middens and Roadway Impacts

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

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...

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...

archaeoLOGIC - Ep.22 - Shell Midden

We're talkin' trash on this episode!

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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7 news items

 
Augusta
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:26:15 -0700

John Arena with the Augusta Archaeological Society says, “Archaeologists had found other shell middens and investigated them prior to discovering Stallings Island, so they had an idea as to what they may find in the midden.” But first they had to find ...
 
Boston Globe
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:49:08 -0700

Rising seas are threatening salt marshes as well as 5,000-year-old native American archeological sites called shell middens. “A huge task for the park is to try . . . to meet increased flows and to try to plan for the unknown — what the future under ...

SunHerald.com

SunHerald.com
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:07:30 -0700

Before Beauvoir, there was pristine coastal land. Moss-draped trees, a bayou rife with oysters, deer to hunt in the woods, a natural beach, a welcoming sea breeze. Native Americans appreciated the spot in what is now southwest Biloxi. Shell middens and ...
 
St. Augustine Record
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:21:15 -0700

One may find extensive shell middens, especially at Shell Bluff Landing and Wright's Landing, along the Tolomato River. The Shell Bluff site also contains an early 19th century Minorcan coquina block well and has been listed on the National Register of ...
 
Online Athens
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:48:45 -0700

In the past, humans changed the ecology of vast stretches of the globe by adapting agriculture to wetlands, said Thompson, who studies shell middens — an artifact of one way Florida's Calusa Indians and other indigenous peoples altered their environments.
 
Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:27:38 -0700

King County recently cored the Portage area, finding shell middens, the refuse of many tribal clam bakes. Leaving the beach, cross Quartermaster Drive through the grasses and gumweed's yellow, sticky blooms. In the wetland, spot the wader Virginia Rail ...
 
The Star Online
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:21:45 -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 ...
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