Petroglyphs at Buffalo Eddy: Along the Snake River near Asotin, Washington

Imagine stepping into a world where you travel down the river by boat, at the mercy of currents and rapids, where the only light at night is by fire and leaving written communication required hours of complex chiseling of pictures. That’s what we stumbled upon when we went out in search of Buffalo Eddy, a historical site of special significance for the Nez Pearce tribe. Continue reading

Why I Studied Archaeology in Belize

A while ago, I participated in an archaeological field school in the Cayo district of Belize. Maya ruins and culture have been a big part of my life since visiting places like Tulum and Chichen Itza in Mexico when I was younger and studying Anthropology in college. Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance School was working on a huge project at three cool Maya spots and I joined the team! Here are reasons I chose to participate in an archaeological field school after college. Continue reading