Anthropology

Fort Lewis College student fined for vandalizing Native site

The investigation into a group of Fort Lewis College students who vandalized ancient Native American sites in Utah was all but closed after one student came forward and took responsibility,...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Florence Lister, prominent archaeologist, dies at 96

Florence Lister, a prominent archaeologist in the American Southwest died Sunday at her home in Mancos. She was 96. “She succeeded in a field that was dominated by men, and she found her own niche,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College to control Hesperus campus

After more than 100 years, Fort Lewis College will finally assume full oversight over its Old Hesperus campus, a move that will increase educational opportunities for students and financial income...

DATE: March 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Education

The stories behind the skeletons

Forget “CSI” and “Bones.” Investigations pursued by real-life forensic anthropologists may not be solved in 45 minutes, but they reveal much more about the human condition than just whodunit. “We...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Ancient history gets new digs

No more artifacts moldering in the “Tin Shed.” No more storing archives in nooks and crannies. No more driving a long, narrow, winding road to learn what Mesa Verde National Park has to offer. ...

DATE: May 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Ancient history gets new digs

No more artifacts moldering in the “Tin Shed.” No more storing archives in nooks and crannies. No more driving a long, narrow, winding road to learn what Mesa Verde National Park has to offer. ...

DATE: May 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Touching history twice

In 1958, a 10-year old girl and her best friend watched their parents unearth amazing Native American artifacts as part of the Wetherill Mesa Archaeological Project. Growing up at Mesa Verde...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Touching history twice

In 1958, a 10-year old girl and her best friend watched their parents unearth amazing Native American artifacts as part of the Wetherill Mesa Archaeological Project. Growing up at Mesa Verde...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News