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Disease, Power, and Ceramics in Prehistory

If the Covid-19 pandemic taught us anything, it becomes apparent that different people handle the threats of infectious disease differently. ...
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Prescott Pottery Designs Explained

How Experimental Archaeology Can Help to Understand the Past For years some of the most brilliant minds and leading researchers ...
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Prescott Culture Migration in Prehistory

Abstract Arizona is home to an elaborate and lengthy prehistory which archaeology can study and analyze. In order to achieve ...
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Making The Lakota Bow

Here is a video I am very proud of. For the past year I have been quietly working on filming ...
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Art from The Mimbres culture of North America

Where Did the Mimbres Go?

The Mimbres culture were a prehistoric North American group and branch of the Mogollon tradition who occupied a significant territory ...
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A Good Day For Archaeology

It was an unusually hot day in late May of 2019 as monsoon clouds were teasing our archaeology field crew ...
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The Burial of the Magician – A Hopi Relation

What you are looking at is one of the richest prehistoric burials in ancient Arizona. This individual, known as the ...
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Archaeology Explained – Religion and Sacrifice

One misconception about the prehistoric American Southwest is that people were always peaceful and just wanted to live in harmony. ...
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Wilkinson Ranch Archaeology

In early March of 2020 Primitive Lifeways LLC conducted an archaeological investigation and survey at a large Prehistoric Prescott Culture ...
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Several days ago a video went viral of Candace Owens discussing the issue of violence and cannibalism in Native America ...
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