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The Pueblo in History: Oral History

The Pueblo in History: Oral History Meet Deloria Dallas, a Hopi Tribal member, and learn about the history of the pueblo from the oral history of her people. From Investigating the Puzzle House Pueblo, Part One: Geography and Part Two: History Deloria Dallas is a...

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The 10,000 Year Significance of Bison

The 10,000 Year Significance of Bison Bison, Bison Bison are big and strong 1000 years ago they did nothing wrong Powerful heads like snowplows Now they compete with cows Once people started the slaughter The issue began to get hotter If we begin to restore Bison will...

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A Letter from a Retired Teacher

A Letter from a Retired Teacher I wrote the accompanying letter on the eve of my retirement from 24 years of teaching. I had seen many changes come to the field of education in that time period. What I noticed most was the growing lack of respect toward teachers by...

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Summer Workshops Offered Across the Nation!

Join one of the 2015 workshops hosted across the United States in Kansas, Arkansas, Colorado, and more! Check out the Event Calendar or visit your State's program page to request a workshop in your state. Five Hot Days in July by Virginia A. Wulfkuhle,...

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How to Make a Toggle Harpoon

As we learned in the last blog post, sea mammals are the most important resource for Iñupiaq peoples, as they provide the basic materials for food, shelter, and tools. The Iñupiaq utilized a special tool to better hunt sea mammals called a Toggle Harpoon. In our...

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What is an Ivrulik?

Is it an iglu? Actually, an ivrulik is a semi-subterranean sod house used by the Iñupiat (northern Eskimos) of the North Slope of Alaska—specifically, those who lived at Piŋusugruk (labeled on maps as Point Franklin), a point that juts into the Chukchi Sea near what...

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Story Contest Winner!

We asked teachers from across the nation to submit stories about how they use archaeology in their classroom or a time when they took their students to visit an archaeological site. Dan McRoberts from Iowa is the winner of the Project Archaeology Story Contest!!! He...

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Fingers Crossed for Lighthouse Keeper Investigation!

By Sarah Miller, Florida Public Archaeology Network and Florida State Coordinator Project Archaeology first came to Florida in 2006 when I was hired as Director of the Northeast Regional Center for the Florida Public Archaeology Network.  As part of the grand opening...

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