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Aerial Archaeology at Double Ditch State Historic Site, North Dakota __ "The Double Ditch site (32BL8) is a large fortified earthlodge village
located on the Missouri River near present day Bismarck, North Dakota. Double Ditch is distinctive in the size and number of its midden mounds,... "  A detailed look.  A PDF file - illustrated - From olemiss.edu - http://www.olemiss.edu/research/anthropology/haley/class2010/library/KvammeHaileyKvamme2004.pdf

 

Archaeology and Early History __ "People have lived on the Rainy Buttes for over 10,000 years. Traces of the first peoples to walk on the Rainy Buttes is seen in the stone tools and points found here that date from the Paleo Indian period, a age that covers the time span of between 8,000-11,500 years Before Present (B.P.)."  General overview of archaeological research there. - From ctctel.com - http://home.ctctel.com/erbutte9/archaeology.html 

 

The archaeology of the Red River Valley __ A detailed look at Red River archaeology and its history.  PDF file - illustrated - From Michael G. Michlovic - http://collections.mnhs.org/MNHistoryMagazine/articles/51/v51i02p055-062.pdf

 

Category:Archaeological sites in North Dakota __ Index of articles relating to North Dakota archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_North_Dakota


dig: North Dakota Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in North Dakota" - From digonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/northdakota.html

 

Fort Clark State Historic Site __ "Fort Clark Trading Post State Historic Site is one of the most important archeological sites in the state because of its well-preserved record of the fur trade and of personal tragedy."  Learn about the research through archives, events, exhibits and more. - illustrated - From nd.gov - http://history.nd.gov/historicsites/clark/index.html 

 


Fort Union Trading Post __ You will find a good overview of the site including history and archaeological research. - illustrated - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/mwac/fous/accomplishments.htm

 

Huff Indian Village __ "Archaeological excavations reveal details in the construction of the houses at the Huff site. The house floor was placed in a shallow pit about one foot below the surface of the ground..."  A good overview including results of archaeological research. - illustrated - From nd.gov - http://history.nd.gov/historicsites/huff/huffhistory.html

 

Medicine Rock - the State Historical Society of North Dakota __ "It is the largest of the rock art sites in the state and exhibits the greatest variety of pictures, called glyphs."  A good overview of this archaeological site. - illustrated - From nd.gov - http://history.nd.gov/historicsites/medicinerock/index.html    
 

 

Menoken Indian Village Site __ "The Mandan village located at this site was probably the one visited by the French explorer La Vérendrye in 1738. He described it as a fort built on a small hill in the open prairie."  Learn about the site and its archaeological importance. - From nps.gov - http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/explorers/sitec51.htm   

 

North Dakota Archaeological Association __ "Founded on May 3, 1980, the North Dakota Archaeological Association (NDAA) is a non-profit organization, comprised of avocationalists and professional archaeologists interested in the archaeology of North Dakota."  Learn about the organization, membership information, goals and accomplishments. - illustrated - From ndarchaeology.org - http://www.ndarchaeology.org/

 

 

 

North Dakota archaeological site might be historic Pottery Pit find __ "Researchers say they have found what might be the only pottery firing pit ever discovered along the Missouri River."  A news article. - From indiancountrynews.net - http://indiancountrynews.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=9491&Itemid=116  

 

North Dakota Preservation Plan Profile __ "Historic Preservation in North Dakota II: A Statewide Comprehensive Plan" Learn about the plan and how it will effect archaeological and historic sites in the state. - from National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/ndakota.htm

 

State Historic Preservation Office __ "In North Dakota there is evidence of 11,000 years of human occupation prior to written records."  Learn how this state office deals with it all.  Lots of information and resources. - From  nd.gov - http://history.nd.gov/hp/index.html  
 
 

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