Free Read [Romance Book] ☆ Early Native Americans in West Virginia: The Fort Ancient Culture (American Heritage) - by Darla Spencer ↠


  • Title: Early Native Americans in West Virginia: The Fort Ancient Culture (American Heritage)
  • Author: Darla Spencer
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • Once thought of as Indian hunting grounds with no permanent inhabitants, West Virginia is teeming with evidence of a thriving early native population Today s farmers can hardly plow their fields without uncovering ancient artifacts, evidence of at least ten thousand years of occupation Members of the Fort Ancient culture resided along the rich bottomlands of southern WesOnce thought of as Indian hunting grounds with no permanent inhabitants, West Virginia is teeming with evidence of a thriving early native population Today s farmers can hardly plow their fields without uncovering ancient artifacts, evidence of at least ten thousand years of occupation Members of the Fort Ancient culture resided along the rich bottomlands of southern West Virginia during the Late Prehistoric and Protohistoric periods Lost to time and rediscovered in the 1880s, Fort Ancient sites dot the West Virginia landscape This volume explores sixteen of these sites, including Buffalo, Logan and Orchard Archaeologist Darla Spencer excavates the fascinating lives of some of the Mountain State s earliest inhabitants in search of who these people were, what languages they spoke and who their descendants may be.
    Darla Spencer
    Darla Spencer is a Registered Professional Archaeologist RPA She is Secretary Treasurer of the West Virginia Archeological Society WVAS , Vice President of the Council for West Virginia Archaeology, and a participant in the Native American History Council of West Virginia She has given presentations throughout the state on the early history of Native Americans in the Ohio Valley as well as papers at archaeological conferences throughout the country Darla has been published in the West Virginia Archeologist, the Quarterly Bulletin of the Archaeological Society of Virginia, and wrote several entries on West Virginia prehistory for the West Virginia Encyclopedia 2006 In 2003, she was awarded the Sigfus Olafson Award of Merit from the WVAS for contributions to the archaeology of West Virginia Darla developed and taught Introduction to Mound Cultures in 2011 and has taught classes on the early Native peoples of what is now West Virginia and the Ohio River Valley region.


    Commentaires:

    David Wickham
    As a former English major, I found it hard to read. The author could have used a good editor to clean up some of the basic writing errors. The author made some conclusions that just weren't supported by the information presented. If you have no idea what a bone needle was used for, don't guess. The book wasn't too technical for the average reader but the information could have been provided in a way that made it more enjoyable for the average reader. It read more like a check list of what had be [...]

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      Published :2018-02-15T13:27:03+00:00