Shell middens in the United States
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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