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Apishapa Phase

Added by yongli on 08/20/2015 - 16:22, last changed on 05/02/2017 - 15:39
The Apishapa phase is the name given to distinctive archaeological sites found primarily in southeastern Colorado that Native Americans occupied between AD 1050 and 1450. The Apishapa phase is related to both contemporaneous and more recent archaeological sites located in the Texas and Oklahoma...

Donovan Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 08/24/2016 - 15:47, last changed on 04/27/2017 - 08:06
Located about twenty miles south of the South Platte River in northeast Colorado, the Donovan Archaeological Site is a Late Prehistoric bison-processing area with evidence of multiple Upper Republican occupations between about 1000 and 1300 CE. The site was later used by Dismal River hunting...

Jones-Miller Bison Kill Site

Added by yongli on 06/02/2017 - 14:09, last changed on 06/02/2017 - 14:10
Located in a shallow draw near the Arikaree River in eastern Colorado, the Jones-Miller Bison Kill Site was discovered in 1972 by the rancher Robert B. Jones, Jr. and excavated over the next three years by Dennis Stanford of the Smithsonian Institution. Containing the bones of more than 300 bison,...

Jurgens Archaeological Site

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 16:47, last changed on 05/19/2017 - 16:47
The Jurgens Archaeological Site is a Paleo-Indian period (before 6000 BCE) bison processing site that dates to about 7120 BCE and includes the remains of at least sixty-eight bison spread across three separate camps. Located about nine miles east of Greeley near the South Platte River , the site...

Olsen-Chubbuck Bison Kill Site

Added by yongli on 06/02/2017 - 14:37, last changed on 06/02/2017 - 14:38
Dating to roughly 8200 BCE, the Olsen-Chubbuck Bison Kill Site in Cheyenne County preserves evidence of a Paleo-Indian kill of more than 190 bison. The site was named for the amateur archaeologists Jerry Chubbuck and Sigurd Olsen, who discovered and partially excavated the site in 1957–58 before...

Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump

Added by yongli on 05/24/2017 - 16:31, last changed on 05/24/2017 - 16:31
The Roberts Ranch Buffalo Jump in northern Larimer County is a Protohistoric period (1540–1860 CE) bison kill and butchering site that dates to about 1663–84 and represents one of the southernmost bison jump sites on the Great Plains . Discovered in 1957, the site was excavated in the late 1960s by...
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