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Were early visitors to Yellowstone Lake fish eaters?

Were early visitors to Yellowstone Lake fish eaters?

Technology offers great tools for archaeologists, such as analyzing the residue in ancient ceramic containers to reveal what they contained, or testing proteins on stone artifacts to find what animals were butchered or killed with the tools.

April 19, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Doug MacDonald displays a projectile point

Doug MacDonald displays a projectile point

Doug MacDonald, an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Montana, displays a 9,000-year-old projectile point recovered near Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park.

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UM group set for last summer studying Yellowstone Lake's prehistoric campsites

UM group set for last summer studying Yellowstone Lake's prehistoric campsites

MISSOULA — Proteins found on ancient stone tools recovered from the shores of Yellowstone Lake tell of great bear, deer and rabbit hunts. But researchers have found no signs of boat making – no bone hooks to indicate that paleo-Indians came to the water to fish.

May 05, 2013 10:48 pm Photos

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Hunters similar across the ages

Hunters similar across the ages

Despite all of the technological advances hunters have seen developed in the last 50 years — no-scent sprays, exceptional optics and weatherproof clothing — today’s sportsmen share some common traits with the people who stalked animals hundreds and thousands of years ago.

April 22, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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