Tag Archives: Artifacts

Grinding Stone Revealed

Posted in Santa Barbara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Plunder and Peddle

“Pocketing potsherds is erasure. It is the worst of colonization, the taking of the land. If you believe the stealing has ended, it has not.” –Craig Childs Why Potsherds Matter On this, the last day of Native American Heritage Month. … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Santa Barbara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Potsherd Ponder

“People like to pick them up and take them home. Some are small as buttons, some a quarter of a broken bowl with insides painted in spirals and interlocked teeth. I’ve seen places lousy with potsherds turned bare in a … Continue reading

Posted in Santa Barbara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ancient Artifact: Eccentric Chipped Stone Crescent

“Orr recalls only surface finds of crescents in the Santa Barbara area of California. He states that crescents have been found in late sites but feels they are early intrusive crescents brought in by the late inhabitants of the sites. … Continue reading

Posted in Santa Barbara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

No Halibut, One Arrowhead

The artifact as found sitting center frame. What? Where?  I found this copy of Chuck Palahniuk’s novel, Diary, tucked into the children’s section for sale at the Goleta branch of the public library. I mistook it for an oversight in … Continue reading

Posted in Santa Barbara | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment