Our website is getting some upgrades and fixes as we move into 2018. Features may be moving about or temporarily not available for the next few weeks. We appreciate your patience, and we would love to have your suggestions! What would make this site more useful and more helpful for you? Let us know by […]
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 […]
The WAA Officers have gone through some changes recently. We now have President: Doug Bassett Vice President: Ryan Grohsmeyer Secretary: Debbie Andrews Treasurer: Anita Lukes Members who are logged in on this site may see contact information at WAA Directory. If you’re not logged in, please use the Contact Page.
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 […]