A Cave with ancient drawings has been sold, but not to the tribe that hoped to buy it (Article about Picture Cave in MO)

 Geophysical survey team investigating Fort Scott National Historic Site

 Tulsa to reinter bodies exhumed as part of Tulsa Race Massacre investigation

 Dearfield was a Booming Black Community a Century Ago. Now There's a Renewed Push to Preserve the Ghost Town that Remains.

 Archaeologists to research labor camps at historic railroad site in Sioux City

 Archaeology dig near Tie Siding yields extensive artifacts

 Archaeologists surveyed Brown v. Board site for next year's field excavations. Here is what they hope to find.

 To find answers about the 1921 race massacre, Tulsa digs up its painful past.

 New Method May Help Find Ancient Artifacts in Wyoming

 

 

Below are recent news articles covering topics and projects in Plains Anthropology. Email us if you have news you would like to share on the site!


A Cave With Ancient Drawings Has Been Sold, But Not To The Tribe That Hoped to Buy It

AP

September 14, 2021 - https://www.npr.org/2021/09/14/1037081978/a-missouri-cave-with-ancient-native-american-drawings-has-been-sold

 

Geophysical survey team investigating Fort Scott National Historic Site

By Chris Warner
KOAM News 

August 3, 2021 - https://www.koamnewsnow.com/geophysical-survey-team-investigating-fort-scott-national-historic-site/

 

Tulsa to reinter bodies exhumed as part of Tulsa Race Massacre investigation

By Janelle Stecklein
McAlester News-Capital

July 28, 2021 - https://www.mcalesternews.com/news/tulsa-to-reinter-bodies-exhumed-as-part-of-tulsa-race-massacre-investigation/article_68de82aa-efbd-11eb-aa2b-07c6712c0454.html

 

Dearfield was a Booming Black Community a Century Ago. Now There's a Renewed Push to Preserve the Ghost Town that Remains.

By Bente Birkeland
Colorado Public Radio News

July 27, 2021 - https://www.cpr.org/2021/07/27/dearfield-colorado-black-history-preservation/

 

Archaeologists to research labor camps at historic railroad site in Sioux City

Sioux City Journal

July 20, 2021 - https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/archaeologists-to-research-labor-camps-at-historic-railroad-site-in-sioux-city/article_6493ba6b-9e4c-59bd-92d1-31b1807831d7.html

 

Archaeology dig near Tie Siding yields extensive artifacts

By Even Newman
Laramie Boomerang via Wyoming News Exchange
Casper Star Tribune

July 10, 2021 - https://trib.com/outdoors/archaeology-dig-near-tie-siding-yields-extensive-artifacts/article_efaf9a00-43d4-5c48-aded-21c630339f52.html

 

Archaeologists surveyed Brown v. Board site for next year's field excavations. Here is what they hope to find.

By Brianna Childers
Topeka Capital-Journal

June 20, 2021 - https://www.cjonline.com/story/news/local/2021/06/20/brown-v-board-historic-site-host-archaeological-field-school/7701111002/

 

To find answers about the 1921 race massacre, Tulsa digs up its painful past

By Helen Thompson
Science News

May 27, 2021 - https://www.sciencenews.org/article/tulsa-1921-race-massacre-mass-grave-greenwood-archaeology-dna

A newly discovered mass grave will be excavated this summer.

 

New Method May Help Find Ancient Artifacts in Wyoming

By Ashley Piccone
Wyoming Public Radio

February 5, 2021 - https://www.wyomingpublicmedia.org/open-spaces/2021-02-05/new-method-may-help-find-ancient-artifacts-in-wyoming

 

ECU archeology professor, students to dig at ancient site

By Mark Bratcher
The Ada News

January 12, 2021 - https://www.theadanews.com/news/local_news/ecu-archeology-professor-students-to-dig-at-ancient-site/article_df29cbfa-7a8a-5393-90a7-a781deee8c66.html

 

Bison Ranch is the Final Stop on Recent Archeological Survey

By Lisa Fisher
Sandhills Express

January 5, 2021 - http://sandhillsexpress.com/local-news/bison-ranch-is-the-final-stop-on-recent-archeological-survey/

 

Survey Reveals Large Earthwork at Ancestral Wichita Site in Kansas

HeritageDaily 

September 4, 2020 - https://www.heritagedaily.com/2020/09/survey-reveals-large-earthwork-at-ancestral-wichita-site-in-kansas/134957

A Dartmouth-led study using multisensor drones has revealed a large circular earthwork at what may be Etzanoa, an archaeological site near Wichita, Kansas. 

 

From old homes to bison bones: Oklahoma Archeological Survey provides experience for students, preserves sites

By Sam Tonkins
OUDaily

February 2, 2020 - https://www.oudaily.com/culture/from-old-homes-to-bison-bones-oklahoma-archeological-survey-provides-experience-for-students-preserves-sites/article_82443276-455a-11ea-aae1-d39b518a9b4d.html

 

Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges


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