Native American Archaeology Resources on the Internet

Participatory Opportunities

Archaeological Research Institute has opportunities for for participation in Archaeological Expeditions.
Caves Branch Field School in Belize
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Earthwatch Archaeological Projects have opportunities for participation.
Dig Afognak, long term research effort aimed at reconstructing the prehistoric lifeways of the Koniag Alutiiq people
Raven Site, Arizona Archaelogical Adventure
Southern Methodist University Archaeological Field School


Fifth Oxford Conference on Archaeoastronomy Cultural Aspects of Astronomy:
An Intersection of Disciplines

Archaeology and Anthropology Resources

Archaeology Resources from The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at
the University of Arkansas including:
The National Archaeological Database
American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation Foundation NAGPRA Documentation (a lot of documentation)
a National Spatial Database with much data on the distribution of archaeological sites
in the U.S. and links to other information.
The Center for Archaeoastronomy
Photographs of Ancient sites in the Americas by Clive Ruggles
The WWWorld of Archaeology


Southwestern Archaeology
Indian Ruins of the Southwest
including the Southwestern Archaeology Special Interest Group
Site Data
from Appendix of The Prehistoric Pueblo World, A.D. 1150-1350
edited by Michael A. Adler
An Evaluation of Chaco Anasazi Roads, by John Kantner, UC Santa Barbara
Chaco Canyon Information
Chetro Ketl Great Kiva, Including a VRML model.
Dennis Holloway, Architect offering image reconstructions of pueblo sites.
Mesa Verde Museum Association Guide to Mesa Verde National Park
The Goat Hill Site
A Western Anasazi Pueblo in the Safford Valley of Southeastern Arizona
The Late Pithouse Period at Old Town
Ethridge Collection of prehistoric southwestern ceramics, Mesa State College
Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University
1995 Excavations at Pot Creek Pueblo from the Fort Burgwin Research Center

Great Plains

Hair Pipes in Plains Indian Adornment
A Study in Indian and White Ingenuity By John C. Ewers
Anthropological Papers, No. 50, From the Bureau of American Ethnology BULLETIN 164
South Dakota Archaeology
South Dakota Anthropology
including Repatriation and Reburial Issues
Kansas Archaeology Index from the Kansas State Historical Society
Current and Recent Research Projects
of the University of Calgary Department of Archaeology
Archaeological Site Tours and Reports from the University of South Dakota
Minnesota Historic Sites including:
The Jeffers Petroglyphs
The Lower Sioux Agency
Lac Qui Parle Mission
Fort Ridgely
North West Fur Post
Grand Mound
Mille Lacs Indian Museum
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump near Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village, Mitchell, SD
A Brief Culture History of Iowa by Shirley J Schermer, William Green, and James M. Collins of the Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
A Brief Culture History of Iowa
from the Office of the State Archaeologist of Iowa
also Protection of Human Remains in Iowa

Southeast & Mississippian

Outline of Prehistory and History in the Southeastern U.S. and Caribbean Culture Area
with Reference to Relevant National Park Units in the Southeast Field Area
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi from the National Park Service, also:
Prehistoric Mounds in The Lower Mississippi Valley
The Mississippian and Late Prehistoric Period (A.D 900 - 1700)
Ocmulgee National Monument
Pioneers of Southeastern Archaeology: Gordon R. Willey, Archaeology of the Florida Gulf Coast
Essential features of Adena ritual, by R. Berle Clay, University of Kentucky
Artifact Style Dynamics: Cultural Transmission, Population Structure, and Frequency Seriation by Carl Lipo, Mark Madsen, & Tim Hunt, University of Washington
The Importance of Cultural Variability: An Evolutionary Perspective by Carl P. Lipo & Mark E. Madsen, University of Washington
The Archaic Period in the Falls of the Ohio Region of Kentucky by C. Michael Anslinger
Prehistory of the Upper Cumberland River Drainage in the Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee Border Region by Jonathan P. Kerr
Prehistoric Artifacts And Settlement Pattens In Dallas, Native American Presence In Area from Southern Methodist University
Dallas County Administration Building Archeological Project
Anthropology Collections at Southern Methodist University
Louisana Prehistory
Poverty Point, A Terminal Archaic Culture of the Lower Mississippi Valley
Poverty Point State Commemorative Area
Marksville State Commemorative Area, prehistoric Indian ceremonial center
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Southern Indian Studies, Index, 1949-1995
North Carolina's First Colonists: 12,000 Years Before Roanoke by Stephen R. Claggett,
Office of State Archaeology, North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office
The Prehistory of North Carolina: A Basic Cultural Sequence
Projectile Points of the North Carolina Piedmont
A Sampling of North Carolina's Archaeological Sites
Cherokee Archaeology
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
A Last Look at the Anderson Earthwork - William F. Romain
Ancient Monuments in Arkansas,
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park and Parkin Archeological State Park
Etowah Indian Mounds Cartersville, GA
Dickson Mounds Museum, Lewistown, IL
Chucalissa Archeological Museum the remains of a small Mississippian town in Tennessee
Pinson Mounds State Archeological Area in Tennessee
Texas State Parks including:
Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park
Hueco Tanks State Historical Park
Seminole Canyon State Historical Park
Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Inc. (ASSC)
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
West Virginia Archaeological Research Library
Files on Early Native American Cultures prepared for school projects,
from the West Virginia Net server
See also the material on settlement of West Virginia
Prehistoric People of the Kanawha Valley
written by Dr. Robert F. Maslowski for The Sunrise Children's Museum of Charleston, West Virginia.

Canada & Alaska

Prehistory of Alaska
Ancient Canada
Canadian Arctic Prehistory
Human History & Archaeology at the Provincial Museum of Alberta
The Prehistory and Prehistoric Art of the Canadian Inuit
How Old Monica Ataguttaaluk Introduced Me to Arctic Archaeology
Eskimo and Viking Finds in the High Arctic
Vanished Peoples: The Archaic Dorset & Beothuk People of Newfoundland
Arctic Archaeology from the Anthropology Department at the University of Waterloo.
Manitoba Culture History

West Coast

Ahjumawi Fish Traps, Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park, Shasta County, California
Archaeology and History in the California State Park System


Archnet: Northeastern Archaeology
Signatures of Connecticut Sachems
Windham County Algonquian Placenames
Forest Management In Ancient New England, Archaeological and Paleoenvironmental Evidence -Eric S. Johnson
Prehistoric Fishweirs in Eastern North America by Allen Lutins
Ganondagan State Historic Site in New York State dedicated to Native Americans.
The Whittlesey People: Prehistoric farmers of Northeast Ohio


Arqueología Mexicana
Saving the Maya Past for the Future: Copán's New Sculpture Museum by Barbara W. Fash and William L. Fash
Maya Museum, Renewing a Century of Harvard Connections to Copán by Jonathon Shaw
A Virtual Visit to the Ancient Mayan City of Tulum,Mexico
Archaeological Zone in Oaxaca
Cultura maya en el estado de Campeche, (en Español)
The El Cayo Archaeological Project
El Tajin, Veracruz
The Feathered Serpent Pyramid, Teotihuacan, Archaeology of Teotihuacan, Mexico
The Yaxuná Project
Mesoamerican Calendars
The Aztec Calendar
The Aztec Calendar
How are the prehispanic calendars interpreted?
Codex Mendoza
Nepohualtzitzin - A Mesoamerican Abacus
Paula Giese's Maya page
The Mayan Epigraphic Database Project
Maya related links
Mesoamerican Archaeology WWW Page with many, many links to both Web pages and software
GB Online's Mesoamerica

Central America & the Caribbean

Brass/El Pilar Project in Belize.
Central American Archaeology at ArchNet
The Ancient Mayan City of Xunantunich, Belize
Centro Ceremonial Indigena de Tibes, Ponce, Puerto Rico
The Archaeology of Costa Rica
One Hundred Years of Anthropology in Costa Rica

South America

South American Archaeology at ArchNet
Archaeology Research in Peru by Bruce Owen
Early Amazon Cultures Excavation of Caverna da Pedra Pintada by a Field Museum team
Archaeology in Columbia (in Español)

Rock Art

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