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Culturally Modified Tree

Culturally Modified Trees

Added by yongli on 06/23/2016 - 13:38, last changed on 01/31/2021 - 17:32
Culturally Modified Trees (or CMTs) are trees that exhibit peels, ax cuts, delimbing, wood removal, and other cultural modifications. Numerous CMTs are found in the foothills and mountains of Colorado. Research has shown that these trees are artifacts reflecting cultural utilization of trees by...

Indian Grove

Added by yongli on 05/25/2016 - 13:54, last changed on 01/30/2021 - 09:29
Indian Grove consists of seventy-two ponderosa pines in Great Sand Dunes National Park that were peeled by Indigenous people in the 1800s to get bark for food, medicine, and other uses. First recorded in the 1970s by archaeologist Marilyn Martorano, Indian Grove is one of the two largest clusters...
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