Accession Number : ADA172328


Title :   An Archaeological Survey of Selected Portions of the Lower and Middle Sheyenne River Basin in North Dakota


Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-LA CROSSE DEPT OF SOCIOLOGY-ANTHROPOLGY


Personal Author(s) : Vehik, Rain


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a172328.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1979


Pagination or Media Count : 147


Abstract : This study is a report of archaeological field work conducted in eastern North Dakota in October, 1977. Archaeological surveys were conducted in seven areas along the Sheyenne River. The purpose was to identify the number, types and qualities of cultural resources in the lower Sheyenne River basin below Baldhill Dam. Fifty-six prehistoric and five historic sites were recorded. The majority of the prehistoric sites were open or camp sites. One is an apparently undisturbed village site with four possible earth lodge depressions, 13 sites are believed to be burial mounds. Forty-five sites were recorded in flood control alternative areas; however, a summary of flood control alternatives indicates that a majority of sites outside the project area may be impacted as well.


Descriptors :   *ARCHEOLOGY , AMERICAN INDIANS , BASINS(GEOGRAPHIC) , HISTORY , LAND AREAS , NORTH DAKOTA , RIVERS , SAMPLING , SITES , SURVEYS , VILLAGES


Subject Categories : Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE