Northwest Coast Archaeology
April 15, 2010 11:13 AM   Subscribe

Northwest Coast Archaeology [via mefi projects]

Rumple has been busy creating a great blog about the archaeology of Northwestern North America, especially coastal Alaska, British Columbia and Washington State. Northwest Coast Archaeology is a fine example of an Internet community: besides Rumple's frequent posts, the blog has a devoted, informed and articulate crowd of commentators that have in-depth discussions about archaeology.

The latest post, Aboriginal bridges of northwestern BC, provides some fine examples of pre-contact (as well as post-contact) First Nations engineering here in North America.

Rumple's blog links to fantastic map resources, paleo-climatology, and Clovis archaelogical culture, among many, many other fascinating topics.

A personal favourite post is a link to an interactive map of Coast Salish villages of Puget Sound.

As an example of the blogs function as a community and teaching resource, Rumple also collates links to theses and dissertations of interest for Northwest Coast and Northwest Interior archaeology.
posted by KokuRyu (8 comments total) 24 users marked this as a favorite
I love this. Thanks Rumple, and KokuRyu for posting.
posted by bonehead at 12:14 PM on April 15, 2010

Yes, this is fantastic.
posted by maxwelton at 12:29 PM on April 15, 2010

Weird flotsam.
posted by Tube at 12:59 PM on April 15, 2010

holy shit.

Have fun everyone and feel free to ask any questions or give feedback. I try to post every day when not doing fieldwork.
posted by Rumple at 1:25 PM on April 15, 2010

Oh my god, amazing. Thanks to KokuRyu for posting to the blue and Rumple for making it, and I promise I'll go to projects more.
posted by rtha at 1:57 PM on April 15, 2010

Been following along for a few months now. Definitely BOTW.
posted by klanawa at 4:16 PM on April 15, 2010 [1 favorite]

Great post, great blog.
posted by LarryC at 10:16 PM on April 15, 2010

Fantastic, favorite +++++. Have been wanting to see more of the province lately, and particular interest in Haida Gwaii. This is so great.
posted by Kirk Grim at 11:58 PM on April 15, 2010

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