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Contact Period (AD1500-1620) (Temporal Keyword)

1-3 (3 Records)

Archaeological Overview and Assessment of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts (1997)

DOCUMENT Eric S. Johnson.

Previous archeological and relevant documentary research at the Cape Cod National Seashore is reviewed and evaluated. The Cape Cod National Seashore is located on what is known as the outer Cape, an area whose history goes back thousands of years, when the area's marine, estuarine, and terrestrial resources, all located in proximity to one another, drew Native Americans here. The area was an important center of Native American life into the seventeenth century, when it was the homeland of...


Filling the Archaeological Void: Saint Lawrence Iroquoians in Alburg, Vermont (2005)

DOCUMENT Thomas R. Jamison.

Samuel de Champlain reported the presence of Native American groups around the north end of Lake Champlain prior to 1609 (Bassett 1967). However, the archeaology of Grand Isle County, Vermont, has only been minimally examined. Few archaeological sites have been previously identified in the town of Alburg, a pattern that is characteristic of the county overall.. Until recently, most of the sites identified in the town were found by collectors and have not been confirmed by controlled excavation...


Stone Tool-making at Two Sixteenth Century Cayuga Sites (2015)

DOCUMENT Kathleen Allen. Sandra Katz.

Cowan’s (1999, 2003) research on small Iroquoian camp sites in New York State demonstrated that analyses of stone tools and debitage assemblages enable archaeologists to investigate which type of stone tool industry was emphasized at a site (core flaking versus biface reduction) and to draw inferences about site function. This study illustrates the broader applicability of Cowan’s approach for conducting micro-scalar analyses of technological organization. We compared debitage assemblages...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America