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Archaeological survey Standards in the State of Oklahoma __ "The following archaeological survey standards are the minimum amount of work acceptable for archaeological surveys as determined by the Osage Nation Historic Preservation Office..."  A PDF file  - From osagetribe.com - http://www.osagetribe.com/historicpreservation/uploads/ONHPOSurveyStandardsOK.pdf

 

Archeological Surveys __ A list of archaeological surveys conducted in Oklahoma from 1977 through 2002. - From okhistory.org - http://www.okhistory.org/shpo/archeosurveys.htm

 

Canku Ota - October 18, 2003 - State Dig Site Helps Change Habitation Timeline Theory __ "Nine miles north of Freedom on a half-acre of grassland owned by the Burnhams sits the remains of an archaeological dig that changed science." Find out just what it was. - illustrated - From Paul C. Barry/Canku Ota - http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues03/Co10182003/CO_10182003_Timeline.htm 

 

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


The Cooper Site __ "The Cooper site is a Folsom age site containing three bison kill episodes. It is located along the Beaver River in northwest Oklahoma." You will find a set of detailed reports. - From Bement, Oklahoma Archeological Survey - http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/B/Leland.C.Bement-1/ 

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

 

 

 

Local dig studies Wichita Indian tribe __ "Student archaeologists are learning about the Wichita Indian tribe in a dig near Newkirk that was once a thriving community in the early 1700’s that could have been as large as 2,000 - 3,000 inhabitants."  A news article - illustrated - From newkirkherald.com - http://newkirkherald.com/local-dig-studies-wichita-indian-tribe-p1065-1.htm

 

NPS Archeology Program: State Submerged Resources Laws __ "Given all of Oklahoma’s artificial lakes, many archeological and historical sites that once were located along the banks of rivers are submerged now at the bottom of reservoirs. This includes Native American sites and historic settlements."  An overview of Oklahoma submerged archaeological resource law. - From National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/archeology/sites/stateSubmerged/oklahoma.htm

 

OAS - Certification Programs __ Read about the certification process for Oklahoma archaeological sites. - From Oklahoma Anthropological Society - http://www.ou.edu/cas/archsur/oas/certification.html 
 
The Oklahoma Anthropological Society __ "To discover, to study, to publish on, and to preserve for future generations the manifestations of prior human cultures, especially in the state of Oklahoma. The Society's Bylaws formalizes and expands upon these goals. In order to achieve these goals, you share membership with both avocational and professional archaeologists in an environment of mutual respect and support." Learn about the society and its goals. Clickable maps take you to various projects in the state. - illustrated - From Oklahoma Anthropological Society - http://www.ou.edu/cas/archsur/oas/

 

 

Oklahoma Archaeological Survey __ Learn about the survey, the research, education and resource management plans. Learn about Oklahoma's past with a clickable map and play "dig it" an archaeology game. - illustrated - From University of Oklahoma - http://www.ou.edu/cas/archsur/

 

Oklahoma Archeology __ "Click on the Oklahoma map for information about Oklahoma archeology, county by county,..."  You may find your self spending some time touring Oklahoma archaeological sites. - illustrated - From ou.edu - http://www.ou.edu/cas/archsur/counties/counties.htm

 

Oklahoma Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in Oklahoma - From museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3AOK%3Bdirectoryid%3A200454 


Oklahoma Preservation Plan Profile __ "Oklahomans concerned about their communities and rural areas have joined forces to make a difference in the preservation of the State's archeological and historic resources. Federal, state, and local governments, nonprofit organizations, and individual citizens share the responsibilities and the concerns for preservation of these important places." Learn about the plan and how it will be implemented. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/oklahoma.htm

 

Oklahoma Wreckchasing - What is Aviation Archaeology? __ "Aviation archaeology, like traditional archaeology, is a medium for studying the people and places that make up the history of aviation. There are two main areas: aircraft crash sites, and locations important to aviation history."  Article, images, forums and more. - illustrated - From okwreckchasing.org - http://okwreckchasing.org/whatis.html

 

Old Choctaw Plantation Part of Oklahoma Archaeology Site __ "A large antebellum plantation in the Choctaw Nation, is now being explored for the long forgotten history lying on it's soil. Robert Jones was a wealthy plantation owner, and said to have been the largest slave holder in the Choctaw Nation."  A good overview. - From african-nativeamerican.blogspot.com - http://african-nativeamerican.blogspot.com/2010/11/old-choctaw-plantation-part-of-oklahoma.html   
 


Ritual __ "The 1994 excavation of the Cooper site uncovered a bison skull with a red zigzag design painted on its frontal. The archeological context of the painted skull provides the opportunity to address issues related to rituals associated with hunting and to the multiple use of specific locations for bison procurement." A paper about the topic and what we might learn from it. - From ou.edu/Leland.C.Bement - http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/B/Leland.C.Bement-1/Ritual.html

 

SNOMNH Archaeology Main Page __ "The 3,000,000 prehistoric artifacts housed in the Robert E. Bell Collections area comprise the largest collection in the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. They also represent Oklahoma's largest accumulation of evidence for the state's prehistoric and early historic Native American residents."  Information about collections, research and programs. - illustrated - From snomnh.ou.edu - http://www.snomnh.ou.edu/collections-research/archaeology.htm 

 

Spiro Mounds: A Ceremonial Center of the Southern Cult __ "Located along the Arkansas River in Oklahoma, the 89 acre Spiro site was built of at least 15 mounds and a village of rectangular houses. One of the largest known prehistoric cemeteries in North America is sited at Spiro, with more than 750 burials dated between AD 850-1450." A brief article. - From About.com - http://archaeology.about.com/od/archaeologicals4/a/spiro.htm

 

Tulsa County soil rich with archaeology sites __ A news article from 2007. - From tulsaworld.com - http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/article.aspx?articleID=071105_1_A20_spanc85858  


A Wolf in our Midst __ "Current analysis of an archaelogical excavation in Custer County has revealed a reminder of the wolf populations that once roamed Oklahoma." You will not only learn about the history of the wolf in Oklahoma but about other ancient animal populations as well. You will also want to read the legend of the wolf and the buffalo. - From ou.edu - http://www.ou.edu/cas/archsur/Wolf/wolf.htm 
 

 

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