Humans and Animals: Traditional Knowledge

Humans and Animals: Traditional Knowledge

By Katherine Hodge, Project Archaeology Interim Program Lead  Modern humans and animals have lived together for tens of thousands of years. In that time, people have spread and adapted to almost every biome on the planet—even those  that archaeologists thought were...
Humans and Animals: Tools

Humans and Animals: Tools

By Katherine Hodge, Project Archaeology Interim Program Lead Humans use animals for far more than just food, wool, and companionship. Long before the advent of domestication, humans hunted animals and harvested every usable part from them. In addition to meat, hide,...
Humans and Animals: Domestication

Humans and Animals: Domestication

By Katherine Hodge, Program Archaeology Interim Program Lead  Humans and animals have a long relationship that stretches back over fifteen thousand years. Some of the oldest human art on cave walls feature animals and some of the oldest carvings that have survived are...
National Parks: Rocky Mountain National Park

National Parks: Rocky Mountain National Park

By Katherine Hodge, Project Archaeology Interim Program Lead This week is the last post in the National Park series. In this series, we have covered a vast range of climates, ecosystems, and cultures that are all protected in the National Park System. They are some of...
National Parks: Acadia

National Parks: Acadia

By Katherine Hodge, Project Archaeology Interim Program Lead Acadia National Park may be small, but within less than 50,000 acres there is a massive amount of biodiversity, ecosystems, and cultural history. This week, we will dive into the first National Park east of...