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Participatory Opportunities

Archaeology Plus Rock Art Tours 
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center 
Earthwatch Participatory Projects 
Raven Site 
Totah Archaeological Field School  
University of California Research Expeditions Program 

Archaeology and Anthropology Resources

Visual Anthropology Review 
American Archaeology , from the Archaeological Conservancy
American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation 
Anthropology in the News 
Archaeological Parks in the United States 
Archaeology Channel , including many informative videos
Archaeology Resources  from The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at
the University of Arkansas including:
The National Archaeological Database
NAGPRA Documentation (a lot of documentation)
National Spatial Database with much data on the distribution of archaeological sites in the U.S. and links to other information.
Arkansas Archaeological Survey 
Center for Archaeoastronomy 
Center for the Study of the First Americans 
Finding Lists for the Peabody Collections 
James Q. Jacobs Archaeology 
Kennewick Man  in Anthro Notes, National Museum of Natural History Bulletin for Teachers
North American Archeology 
Photographs of Ancient sites in the Americas  by Clive Ruggles
Publications of the Center for Archaeological Investigations 
Southern Illinois University
Roots of NAGPRA: An Interview with Steve Russell  at About.com
Ur-List of Anthropological Web Resources 
WWWorld of Archaeology 
Subscribe to Archaeology Magazine
Subscribe to National Geographic Magazine
Subscribe to Smithsonian Magazine


How the Shaman Stole the Moon  by William H. Calvin.
Agave Project 
American Indian Studies sites on the Web  from the University of Arizona Library
Amerind Foundation Museum and Archaeological Research Facility 
Anasazi Heritage Center 
Anthropology & Archaeology on the Web  from the University of Arizona Library
Archaeological Research Institute Virtual Museum of Archaeology, Arizona State University
Archaeology Field School - Taos , Southern Methodist University
Casa Grande Ruins 
Center for Desert Archaeology 
Dennis Holloway, Architect  offering image reconstructions of pueblo sites.
Ethridge Collection of prehistoric southwestern ceramics  [Can't connect 7/16/12]
Excerpt from The Archaeology of Ancient Arizona   by J. Jefferson Reid and Stephanie Whittlesey
from the University of Arizona Press.
Gran Quivira: A Blending of Cultures in a Pueblo Indian Village 
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park 
Indian Peaks Chapter  of the Colorado Archaeology Society
Indian Ruins of the Southwest  by Michael L. Holder
Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology 
Mesa Verde Museum Association  Guide to Mesa Verde National Park
Navajo Nation Archaeology Department (NNAD)  at Northern Arizona University
New Mexico Office of archaeological Studies 
Projects of the Anthropology Dept, UTexas - Austin 
Remote Sensing of Chaco Canyon Roadways , NASA
Sandals of the Anasazi 
School of American Research 
Society For California Archaeology 
Southwestern Archaeology 
Texas Arrowheads 
Texas Beyond History 
Western National Parks 

Great Plains

A Brief Culture History of Iowa 
also Learn About Iowa's Past
Hair Pipes in Plains Indian Adornment 
A Study in Indian and White Ingenuity By John C. Ewers
Anthropological Papers, No. 50, From the Bureau of American Ethnology BULLETIN 164
Iowa Burial Protection Program 
Kansas Archaeology Index  from the Kansas State Historical Society
Minnesota Archaeology  - From Site to Story
Minnesota Historic Sites  including:
The Jeffers Petroglyphs
The Lower Sioux Agency
Lac Qui Parle Mission
Fort Ridgely
North West Fur Post
Grand Mound
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village 
Pawnee Indian Village State Historic Site 
South Dakota Anthropology 
Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Southeast & Mississippian

Adena Mounds 
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi  from the National Park Service, also:
Monumental American Indian Architecture
The Mississippian and Late Prehistoric Period (A.D 900 - 1700) [Missing 3/2014]
Archaeology and the Native Peoples of Tennessee
Ocmulgee National Monument
Friends of Ocmulgee Old Fields
Ancient Monuments in Arkansas 
Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Inc.  (ASSC)
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site 
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site 
Chaves-Hummingbird Pueblo 
Chucalissa Archeological Museum  the remains of a small Mississippian town in Tennessee
Dickson Mounds Museu 
Dynamic Model of Stability and Change in Mississippian Agricultural Systems 
William W. Baden, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Etowah Indian Mounds 
Georgia Indians 
History of Native Americans in West Virginia 
Hopewell Archaeology 
Hopewell Archeology Newsletter from the National Park Service
Impact of Fluctuating Agricultural Potential on Coosa's Sociopolitical and Settlement Systems 
William W. Baden, University of Indiana
Louisana Archaeology Virtual Books 
Marksville State Commemorative Area  prehistoric Indian ceremonial center
Moundville Archaeological Park 
North Carolina Archaeological Society 
North Carolina Archaeology 
North Carolina Archaeology Publications , Index, 1949-1995
North Carolina's First Colonists: 12,000 Years Before Roanoke 
Stephen R. Claggett, Office of State Archaeology, North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
Office of Archaeological Research , University of Alabama
Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area 
Pioneers of Southeastern Archaeology: Gordon R. Willey 
Archaeology of the Florida Gulf Coast
Poverty Point Earthworks , A Terminal Archaic Culture of the Lower Mississippi Valley
Poverty Point Earthworks: Evolutionary Milestones of the Americas  
Poverty Point State Commemorative Area 
Poverty Point: The First Complex Delta Culture  by Jon L. Gibson
Prehistory of the Upper Cumberland River Drainage in the Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee Border Region 
by Jonathan P. Kerr
Recent papers on Mississippian Archaeology 
Jon Muller, Southern Illinois University [Missing 3/2014]
Reports and Summaries of North Carolina Archaeological Sites 
Projectile Points of the North Carolina Piedmont
Sampling of North Carolina's Archaeological Sites 
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology 
Spiro Mounds Archaeological Park 
Texas Archaeological Society 
Texas State Parks  including:
Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
Seminole Canyon State Historical Park
The Carolina Algonkians 
The Hopewell Earthworks and Hopewell Culture  from the National Park Service
The Indian Mounds of Mississippi 

West Coast

8000 Years of Change at Morro Bay: An Archaeological Perspective 
Archaeological Research Facility 
Battle Over Bones  special Report to Archaeology Magazine
Calif. State Parks and Archaeology , California State Parks
California Prehistory 
California Rock Art 
Chumash Painted Cave 
Eel River Petroglyph Site 
Excavation of a Kashaya Pomo Village in Northern Californi  by Antoinette Martinez
Gifting and Feasting in the Northwest Coast Potlatch 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
Ishi Was Not Necessarily the Last Full-Blooded Yahi  by M. Steven Shackley
Miwok Archaeological Preserve of Marin 
Oregon Prehistory , Dr. Leland Gilsen, retired Oregon "State Archaeologist
Red Abalone Midden Project 
Torrey Pines State Reserve 


2000 Excavations at the OEC 1 Site 
2001 Archaeological Investigations at the OEC 1 Site (33Cu462) 
Before the Western Reserve: An Archaeological History of Northeast Ohio 
Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology (CNEHA) 
Danbury Site Excavations, 2004 from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Excavation of the Great Circle Wall at High Bank Works: 1997 and 2002 
Excavations at Mentor Lagoons: The 2002 Archaeology Field Experience Program 
Excavations at the Dey Armin Site 
Excavations at the Perry Land Lab 3 Site 
Ganondagan State Historic Site  in New York State dedicated to Native Americans.
Mud and Muck Society 
Signatures of Connecticut Sachems 
Windham County Algonquian Placenames 

Canada & Alaska

A History of the Native Peoples of Canada 
Arctic Archaeology  from the Anthropology Department at the University of Waterloo.
Arctic Studies Center , Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump 
Lost Visions, Forgotten Dreams: Life and Art of an Ancient Arctic People 
Manitoba Culture History 
Nova Scotia Archaeology 
Prehistory of Alaska 
Syncrude Gallery of Aboriginal Culture , Royal Albert Museum
Virtual Exhibits at the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Simon Fraser University 


Archaeological Research in Jalisco 
Aztec Calendar 
AZTLAN E-Journal 
Chichen Itza 
Cultura maya en el estado de Campeche  (en Español)
El Tajin, Veracruz 
Espejo de La Vida , Arte Funerario del Occidente de México
Goddesses of the Borgia Group Codexes 
Huichol Ethnography And Archaeological Interpretation 
Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia 
Mayan Epigraphic Database Project 
Mayan Ruins 
Mayan Ruins 
Mesoamerican Archaeology 
Museo del Templo Mayor  [Missing 3/2014]
Paula Giese's Maya page 
Photographic Guide to Decorated Ceramics of the Malpaso Valley 
Vincent W. Schiavitti and Ben Nelson, Ariz. State Univ.
Prehispanic Literature of Mexico (Español)
Teotihuacan: City of the Gods 
Yaxuná Project 

Central America & the Caribbean

A Tzeltal Maya Dictionary , Luisa Maffi
Ancient Maya Codices 
Brass/El Pilar Project 
Central American Archaeology 
Centro Ceremonial Indigena de Tibes 
Dictionary of Maya Hieroglyphs  John Montgomery
Dumbarton Oaks Publications  (Big! in PDF format)
Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI) 
Institute for Mesoamerican Studies 
Maya Museum , Renewing a Century of Harvard Connections to Copán by Jonathon Shaw
Maya: Portraits of a People 
New Stela at Tikal 
One Hundred Years of Anthropology in Costa Rica  [Missing 3/2014]
Pokom Maya and Their Colonial Dictionaries , Lawrence H. Feldman
Saving the Maya Past for the Future: Copán's New Sculpture Museum 
by Barbara W. Fash and William L. Fash
Secrets of the Stone Maiden , Xunantunich, Belize 

South America

Ice Treasures of the Inca 
Proyecto Ai Apaec 
South American Archaeology  at ArchNet

Rock Art

American Rock Art Research Association 
Ancient Rock Art Info Sources 
Archaeology of Rock Art: Recent Research in Baja California Sur, Mexico 
Arkansas Rock Art Project 
Australian Rock Art Research Association 
Chumash Rock Art 
COSO rock art 
Eastern States Rock Art Research Association 
Footsteps of Man 
Grand Gulch Rock Art 
Hohokam Rock Art 
International Rock Art Database Project 
Petroglyph National Monument Rock Art Images
The Pueblo of Sandia Petroglyph Project
Links to Rock Art Web Sites 
Photographs of Chumash & Luiseo rock art in California 
Rock Art Foundation (RAF) 
Rock Art Net 
Rock Art of Los Lunas 
Rock Art Of The Southwest 
Rock Art Photgraphs from the Cline Library 
Sanilac, MI Petroglyphs 
Shamanic Tradition in Chumash Rock Art 
Southwestern U. S. Rock Art Gallery 
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, NM  
Utah Rock Art Research Assoc. 
Visualizing Rock Art in Northwest Arkansas 
Worldwide links to Rock Art sites 

Our Book Recommendation
We recommend: book cover
The Pueblo Revolt and the Mythology of Conquest: An Indigenous Archaeology of Contact,
by Michael V Wilcox
Univ California Pr

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