Archaeological explorations on San Nicolas Island.

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Indians of North America -- California -- Antiquities., San Nicolas Island -- Antiqui

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San Nicolas Island, Calif

SeriesSouthwest Museum papers ;, no. 22
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LC ClassificationsF869.L8 S65 no. 22
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 160 p.
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Open LibraryOL5699741M
LC Control Number70116453

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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Archaeological explorations on San Nicolas Island Item Preview remove-circle Archaeological explorations on San Nicolas Island by Pages: ARCHAEOLOGICAL ExPLORATIONS ON SAN NICOLAS ISLAND the skull exposed in a cut bank of consolidated, cream-color­ ed; sterile dune sand about yards from the shore.

No midden soil was associated with the burial, though shells are seen thinly scattered on the heavily eroded surfaces of the slopes south of the site toward the ocean.

Cite this Record. Archaeological Explorations On San Nicolas Island. Bruce Bryan. Southwest Museum Papers. Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA: Southwest Museum.

(tDAR id: ). visits in and Archaeological Explorations on San Nicolas Island is a report of these experiments. The book is not, as the title might suggest, a systematic unfolding of the archaeological results replete with descriptive sections, tables of correlations, and interpretations.

These are conspicuous by their absence. What is offered. This edition also considers how readers might approach the book today, when new archaeological evidence is emerging about the “Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island,” on whom O’Dell’s story is based, and Native peoples are engaged in the reclamation of indigenous histories and ongoing struggles for political sovereignty.

For months they worked together to reveal details of the cave where the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island may have lived, painstakingly removing bucket after bucket of sand — 40, in all. InBryan published a version of his research in the book Archaeological Explorations on San Nicolas Island.

Readers of children's literature will remember San Nicolas Island as the setting for Scott O'Dell's wonderfully good novel Island of the Blue Dolphins ().

Having read Island of the Blue Dolphins as a child, the unexpected discovery of two redwood boxes on San Nicolas Island may be the most extraordinary of my career. On a sunny fall afternoon inI was walking the actively eroding sea cliffs of San Nicolas looking for camp sites dating between 8, years old.

Archaeological Explorations on San Nicolas Island The Southwest Museum's Field Work on San Nicolas Island. Southwest Museum Papers Num ; Rozaire, Charles. Mortar and Pestle Manufacturing on San Miguel Island Masterkey 57(4), ; Erlandson, Jon, Michael A.

Glassow, Charles Rozaire, and Don Morris. Island, San Diego, where the most comprehensive been minimal Archaeological explorations on San Nicolas Island. book excavation on the island and the description of the archaeological cultures was San Clemente San Nicolas Fig. Southern channel islands of California.

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PCAS Quarterly, 36(1), Winter Morris was the principle investigator of a cave-associated archaeological site survey in Wreck Canyon, Santa Rosa Island.

Her recent focus has been historical research on events related to the life of the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island. The talk will be held on Thursday, December 8, Juana Maria (died Octo ), better known to history as the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island (her Native American name is unknown), was a Native Californian woman who was the last surviving member of her tribe, the lived alone on San Nicolas Island off the coast of Alta California from until her removal from the island in   This edition also considers how readers might approach the book today, when new archaeological evidence is emerging about the ÒLone Woman of San Nicolas Island,Ó on whom OÕDellÕs story is based, and Native peoples are engaged in the reclamation of indigenous histories and ongoing struggles for political sovereignty/5(3).

During the same time, he expanded the search for Nicoleño artifacts, locating a total of 15, human remains and sacred funerary items that were removed from San Nicolas Island over the past years (the institutions housing those items and the size of their reported collections are listed in Holm’s book).

In Native America I tell the tale of the “Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island.” Thanks to some recent archaeological and historical work, we may now know more than ever before. I grew up in Ventura, California, home of the Channel Islands National Park headquarters.

San Nicolas Island (Tongva: Haraasnga) is the most remote of the Channel Islands, off of Southern California, 61 miles (98 km) from the nearest point on the mainland is part of Ventura 14, acre ( km 2 or sq mi) island is currently controlled by the United States Navy and is used as a weapons testing and training facility, served by Naval Outlying Landing.

Southwest Museum Excavations on San Clemente Island. Masterkey Southwest Museum, Los Angeles. Archaeological Explorations on San Nicolas Island. Southwest Museum, Los Angeles. Bouey, Paul Source Determination of Archaeological Obsidian Specimens, San Clemente Island.

Pacific Coast Archaeological Quarterly 36 (1):   WHERE San Diego Archaeological will be addressed by Holm as he presents his new book, entitled "Shrouded Heritage: Island of the Blue and extraordinary scenery from San Nicolas Island. Life on the Dunes: Fishing, Ritual, and Daily Life at Two Late Period Sites on Vizcaino Point: Archaeological Testing at CA-SNI and CA-SNI, San Nicolas Island, Ca by Brian M.

Fagan (Editor) avg rating — 0 ratings. Ten years ago, Thomas Holm read Scott O’Dell’s novel Island of the Blue Dolphins with his fourth-grade daughter.

That experience led to him to research California’s indigenous mariners, including the “Nicoleño” of San Nicolas Island, which is the real setting of O’Dell’s book. Archaeological evidence suggests San Nicolas, like the other Channel Islands, has been populated for at le years, though perhaps not is thought the Nicoleño were closely related to the peoples of Santa Catalina and San Clemente Islands; these were members of the Takic branch of the Uto-Aztecan peoples and were related to the Tongva of modern-day Los Angeles County.

Recent archaeological excavations on San Nicolas Island, located off the coast of southern California, revealed the remains of a double dog burial interred sometime during the 13th and 14th centuries.

Expedition to San Nicolas Island. Picture of A. Sanger, C. Hatton, and Bruce Bryan looking at artifacts recovered during the expedition.

When the Museum opened in there was no formal Anthropology Department though some of the first acquisitions to the Museum were of an archaeological and ethnographic nature.

San Nicolas Island is the most remote of the California Channel Islands, lying some miles from the mainland. Despite its remoteness, the island has a long history of human occupation, dating back about 7, years.

The threat to these archaeological sites comes not.

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Juana Maria (died Octo ), better known to history as the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island (her Indian name is unknown), was a Native American woman who was the last surviving member of her tribe, the lived alone on San Nicolas Island off the coast of California from until her discovery in Scott O'Dell's award-winning children's novel Island of the Blue.

from San Nicolas Island during the Middle Holo cene. SAN NICOLAS ISLAND Environmental Setting San Nicolas, the outermost and most isolated of the California Channel Islands, is located about km. southwest of Los Angeles and 98 km. from the nearest point on the mainland (Fig.

The island, only about 13 km. long by km. wide (58 km.2). Island of the Blue Dolphins The Complete Reader's Edition (eBook): O'Dell, Scott: "This is the first authoritative edition of one of the most significant children's books of the twentieth century. Winner of the Newbery Medal, Island of the Blue Dolphins tells the story of a young Native American girl stranded for eighteen years on San Nicolas Island, off the coast of California.

This popular children’s novel is based on a real story of a woman left on an island off the California coast for 18 years.

The protagonist in the Island of the Blue Dolphins was modelled after Juana Maria, better known as the ‘Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’. Books Dealing with this Region. Greenwood, Roberta S.

and Browne, R. A Coastal Chumash Village: Excavation of Shisholop, Ventura Co., Calif. (Southern California Academy of Sciences, ) Bryan, Bruce. Archaeological Explorations on San Nicolas Island (Southwest Museum Press, ) Anderson, Eugene N., Jr.

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More than people, many of them archaeologists and Native American leaders, have signed a petition demanding that the Navy suspend its plans to relocate artifacts from San Nicolas Island. Outermost of the Channel Islands, San Nicolas is located 98 km (61 mi) from the mainland coast ().The island is relatively small at 13 km (8 mi) long and 5 km (3 mi) wide (Cannon, 42; Vellanoweth et al., 83).It is composed predominantly of Eocene sedimentary rock covered by Pleistocene and Holocene marine and aeolian sediments (Meighan and Eberhart,Vedder and .James, S.R., Wallace, J.R.

Archaeofaunal research at late Holocene prehistoric sites on San Nicolas Island: Recent excavations and experimental studies. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences (2, Supplement) James, S.R.

Fishing and marine mammal hunting patterns from a year old campsite on San Nicolas.