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Thousands of Native American artifacts revealed after wildfire

A wildfire in the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming has revealed thousands of Native American artifacts. A wildfire high in the alpine forests of northwestern Wyoming has revealed a vast, centuries-old Shoshone campsite, replete with cooking hearths, ceramics, and stone tools and flakes numbering in the hundreds of thousands. The site, found along

40,000 prehistoric artifacts found in Wyoming

Over 40,000 artifacts, some of which date back 10,000 years, has shown that humans were living in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, year round. The idea of year-round inhabitants in Jackson Hole isn’t so far fetched. Climate models show that, 5,000 to 7,000 years ago, Jackson Hole was warmer and wetter in the

Fragment of pioneer’s skull found in Wyoming

A skull fragment which may have belonged to a pioneer on the Oregon trail has been found in Wyoming. It's not uncommon for burial sites to be discovered along the Oregon, California and Mormon trails, according to Rick Weathermon, senior research scientist with the university's Department of Anthropology. He can recall about

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