From the Yukon to Norway, climate change has created a new field – ice patch archeology. A revealing new documentary exposing unimaginable human secrets. Watch Secrets from the Ice Read “An Introduction to Ancient Darts from the Yukon“ by Ryan Grohsmeyer to find out more about the dart’s sophistication. See an excerpt with WAA […]
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By WES JOHNSON, Springfield News-Leader SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — From her spot inside her family’s 106-year-old barn, Dawn Wagner watched a young spike buck approach an apple tree 13 yards away. Heart racing, she took careful aim and did what ancient hunters did 20,000 years ago to put meat on the fire. Wagner used an […]
By Eric A. Powell for Archaeology Around 8,000 years ago, in the woodlands of what is now the eastern United States, hunter-gatherers began to make stone objects with holes drilled in them that have no parallel in any other prehistoric society. Today, archaeologists call these highly polished and sometimes elaborate objects “bannerstones.” The name was […]
Alaska Atlatl Fun and Throw For 18 years, Alaska state archaeologist Richard VanderHoek has organized the event to entice people to step back in time and experience the ingenuity that allowed our ancestors to survive…. “They love it because it takes the culture from behind the glass,” he said. “You can experience it, you can […]