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Off the Beaten Path: The bear truth

...young neanderthal had been placed by his people on a bear skin in a stone-lined pit. Around the skeleton are some stone tools and lots of brown bear bones, as if bear and man may have been buried side by side. In a number of nearby stone-containers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-21/beaten-path-bear-truth
Outdoors
Ancient humans used hand axes earlier than thought

...believed, but didn't take the stone tools along when they left Africa, new...than thought. Unlike the simplest stone tools made from bashing rocks together...issue of the journal Nature.The stone tools, known collectively as Acheulian...

http://juneauempire.com/alicia-chang/2011-09-02/ancient-humans-used-hand-axes-ea
Forest Service returns ancient human remains to Tlingit tribes

...area is the aboriginal homeland for Tlingit tribes. Stone tools also were found inside On Your Knees Cave, an extensive...immemorial." The tribes will file a separate claim for the stone tools, which are from a different period, Worl said. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102107/loc_20071021021.shtml
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Aleutian museum opens this month

...afternoon, his spirits are buoyed by the discoveries made during the previous day's dig on nearby Hog Island. The stone tools found there indicate people lived in the area 9,000 years ago, making it one of the oldest sites of human habitation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_alutian.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...afternoon, his spirits are buoyed by the discoveries made during the previous day's dig on nearby Hog Island. The stone tools found there indicate people lived in the area 9,000 years ago, making it one of the oldest sites of human habitation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_alutian.shtml
Ancient artifacts reclaimed, returned to Hoonah

...projectiles, McCallum said. The most recent layer at Groundhog Bay was dated from 1,000 to 200 years ago. It held stone tools used as hammers, chisels and axes, for example. Excavators also found rubbish heaps of shells, charcoal and cracked...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071805/sta_20050718009.shtml
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U.S. Forest Service returns ancient human remains to Klawock, Craig Tlingit tribes

...that the ancient person was a male in his early 20s of Native American ancestry who subsisted primarily on seafood. Stone tools made of nonlocal materials and found in the cave suggest the early inhabitants had access to watercraft and navigated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102607/nei_20071026011.shtml
Neighbors
Research looks at Bering Strait land bridge

...potential: that together, scholars from many disciplines can begin to reconstruct the lifeways of these people from stone tools, genetics, and now linguistics, and help understand the journey that brought them from Old World to the New."

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070610/sta_665823654.shtml
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Around town

...Archaeology Fair, 12:30-4:30 p.m., National Guard Armory. An Alaska State Museum Kids Program. Play games, make stone tools, learn archaeological techniques. Free, kids third grade and older and families welcome. Call Lisa, 465-2901...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011599/Com_around.html
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Ancient fish trap discovered

...A lot went on in the village." Cemeteries, fish processing pits, rock and wood alignments used for fish traps, stone tools such as axes and adzes and the foundations of homes, among other evidence, are clues for people today about the goings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091003/loc_fishtrap.shtml
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