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AIA-OC Society Lecture: Eating and Archaeology in Fiji

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Lecturer: Dr. Sharyn Jones, Northern Kentucky University | Jo Anne Van Tillburg Lecture | Using archaeological information and multiple lines of evidence I discuss long-term patterns in foodways and more broadly, the way that indigenous communities have interacted with the environment over the last 3000 years in the Fiji Islands. This research draws from over …

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Etowah Beginnings: New Research into the Origins of a Mississippian Polity

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Mississippian culture (AD 1000-1600) is characterized by intensive agriculture, a suite of ornate religious paraphernalia and monumental architecture, including large earthen pyramids. Mississippian practices and beliefs spread across much of the Eastern Woodlands of North America. The Etowah site, located in modern day Georgia, is considered to be one of the preeminent mound centers in …

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