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TIS THE SEASON: AN EXPERIMENTAL EXAMINATION OF TOOLKIT VARIABILITY, LATE PLEISTOCENE- EARLY HOLOCENE INTERIOR ALASKA
Simultaneous use of two distinct projectile technologies in interior Alaska, during the end of the Pleistocene and early Holocene, is a study domain that has generated many diverse hypotheses. Some researchers view the ...
Lithics and the Late Prehistoric: Interaction on the Southern Columbia Plateau
The people of the Columbia Plateau have been frequently characterized as a homogenous culture despite a 2,500-year depth of history and large spatial extent. Moreover, differences in artifact form, assemblage composition, ...
Archaeology and Politics of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah
This talk was presented at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, on late November, 29, 2018.
Presidential Authority to Revoke or Reduce National Monument Designations
The Antiquities Act of 1906 grants the president the power to designate national monuments in order to protect historic landmarks and structures. Pursuant to this power, a president has the corresponding power to revoke ...
Position on H.R. 4532, Shash Jáa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act
The National Parks Conservation Association submitted the following position to the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Federal Lands Subcommittee ahead of a hearing scheduled for January 9, 2018.
Understanding Culture History Using Topographic Morphometrics of Lithic Projectile Points: Paleoindian Case Studies from the Great Plains and Northern Alaska
The classification of projectile points into types has long been used by archaeologists to develop regional chronologies and serves as a basis by which to explain cultural continuity or change over time. This study ...
Bears Ears Controversy: Some Monumental Issues
(Archaeology Southwest, 1/8/2018)
This blog post was published in January 2018 by WSU professor emeritus Bill Lipe in response to the Trump administration's announcement in December 2017 that it will radically shrink federally protected lands in Utah, ...
Turkey Pen Excavation
The Cedar Mesa Project was an archaeological project on Cedar Mesa in SE Utah, funded by the National Science Foundation and co-directed by William (Bill) Lipe and R.G. Matson. This report provides background information ...
ETHNOBIOLOGICAL COLLABORATION WITH TWO SOCIETIES OF THE LATIN AMERICAN TROPICS
Ethnobiology, defined as the scientific study of dynamic relationships among peoples, biota, and environments (SoE, 2017), is a field that combines different approaches from other disciplines while also including issues ...
STRANGERS IN A STRANGER LAND: LIVING HISTORY AND TRADITION IN THE LIVES OF ARAB-AMERICANS
Immigrants have been a part of the American story since the founding of the US state. However, while these experiences have undergone a transformation in the last forty years due to technological shifts and transformations, ...