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What do Archaeologists do?  |  What was life like for the Earliest Indians?

Who were the Mogollon People?   |  Who were the Hohokam People?

What was life like for the Basketmakers?  |   What was life like for the Puebloans?

Why did the Puebloans abandon their homes?

   
What do archaeologists do?
  • What is this archaeology stuff?

    This site was created by Jacqueline Dale and Mike Bowen, members of the education faculty at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Cool tools archaeologists use.

    This site was created by Jacqueline Dale and Mike Bowen, members of the education faculty at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, page 2.

  • Glossary of archaeological terms.

    Explains a number of important archaeological terms from the above site at Simon Fraser University.

  • Dating the evidence.

    Material on this website was inspired by "Out of the Past", a video in the Annenberg/CPB Multimedia Collection. From the Annenberg site, "Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall?".

  • Garbage-ology.

    Also from the Annenberg site, "Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall?". Contends that archaeologists are really specialists in studying past peoples' garbage.

  • Finding and interpreting evidence.

    Also from the Annenberg site, "Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall?".

  • Tree-ring dating.

    This is the simplest discussion of tree-ring dating I have discovered so far on the Internet. Site created by Leonard Miller at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

  • What is archaeology?

    From the Council for British Archaeology. The site is intended for those who may be seeking jobs in the field, but the explanations are brief and easy to read.

  • Why is pottery so important to archaeologists?

    From the Anasazi Heritage Center, Bureau of Land Management.

 

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What was life like for the Earliest Indians in the Southwest?
 

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Who were the Mogollon People and what was their life like?
 

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Who were the Hohokam People and what was their life like?
 

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What was life like for the Basketmakers?

What kinds of food did the Basketmakers eat and what kinds of clothing did they wear?

What kinds of work did the Basketmakers do; what tools did they use?

What kinds of shelters did Basketmakers live in and what was their community life like?

 

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What was life like for the Puebloans?

What kind of food did the Ancient Puebloans eat and what kinds of clothing did they wear?

What kinds of work did the Ancient Puebloans do and what kinds of tools did they use?

What kinds of shelter did the Ancient Puebloans build?

What was their community life like?

 

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Why did the Puebloans abandon their homes?
 

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