Archaeological Analysis of Native Californian Materials from the Central California Coast
This summer I will be continuing my research in the California Archaeology Lab. I am participating in a long-term study investigating land stewardship practices of Native Californian peoples. The study involves collecting samples of archaeological biological materials (shell, animal, and plant remains) from a number of sites up to 6000 years old on the Central California Coast and analyzing these to understand how Native people used natural resources from several thousand years ago into the recent past.
Message To SponsorThank you so much for your generous donation! Through engaging in the URAP program, I have had the chance to grow professionally and explore research as a possible career field. I am so grateful for this opportunity to continue to engage in this project over the summer. I am looking forward to a summer full of growth and learning!
Major: Anthropology and Global Studies
Mentor: Kent Lightfoot/Anthropology
Sponsor: CACSSF Fund