KU Anthropology: Field Schools

SUMMER ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL: KANSAS

Paleoindian, Pawnee, and Euro-American Archaeology on the Central Plains

   

This will be a four week course in July of 2014. Students will contribute to ongoing archaeological investigations in Republic County, north central Kansas. This field work will include excavation at the early historic Pawnee Indian Village occupied just before 1800.

Session 1. July 6 to June 16. Excavation will continue at Lodge 13 at the Pawnee Indian Village, 14RP1. This work will further the investigations of 2008 and 2010 defining the living floor in Lodge 13. Students will participate in detailed excavation, recording, and field processing of materials. Camping will be in the community of Republic, Kansas located a few miles away.

Session 2. July 20 to July 30. Same as above - Excavation will continue at Lodge 13 at the Pawnee Indian Village, 14RP1. This work will further the investigations of 2008 and 2010 defining the living floor in Lodge 13. Students will participate in detailed excavation, recording, and field processing of materials. Camping will be in the community of Republic, Kansas located a few miles away.

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Available Credits: ANTH 418 (Undergraduate: Summer Archaeological Fieldwork ) and ANTH 889 (Graduate: Summer Archaeological Fieldwork) (6 units)

Program Coordinator: Dr.Jack Hofman (hofman@ku.edu)

Application Deadline: May 10, 2014

To Apply: Download and complete application form [PDF] and e-mail the application to Dr.Jack Hofman (hofman@ku.edu) as an attachment.

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