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Our State
Topic
Our State: Native Americans on the Plains
Title

Nebraska Archaeology: 10,000 B.C.E. to Circa 1800 C.E.

Speaker

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Description

This program discusses the lengthy human occupation prior to the arrival of Euro-Americans in Nebraska. The human timeline is divided into Paleo-Indian hunters, Archaic hunter-gatherers, Woodland horticulturalists, Plains Villagers, Horse Nomads, Coalescent, and post contact. Archeological evidence, including stone and bone tools, architecture, floral and faunal remains, and settlement patterns, are used to illustrate prehistoric lifeways.

Age Group
Grade 4 to Adult

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