Heritage, Volume 10, Number 2, Spring 1992 Page: 3
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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION
Urban Archaeology as
The Capitol Extension Project
By Randall W. Moir 11
Like pieces of a puzzle, archaeological
treasures found beneath the sidewalks
near the State Capitol in Austin yield
fascinating information about the town's
history and development.
The Food of the Ancients:
Prehistoric Human Diets in
the Lower Pecos Region
By Jeffery A. Huebner 16
Research of coprolites found in the
Lower Pecos reveals that for early
Texans who lived off the land, nature
provided a rich variety of plant and
animal species that served as their
primary food source.
TAS Field School:
Making Dreams Come True
By Patricia M. Wheat and
Brenda B. Whorton 25
If you're not afraid to get your hands
dirty, you can learn archaeology from
the experts while participating in a valuable
research project this summer at the
Texas Archaeological Field School,
scheduled for June.
The Early 19th Century
Archaeology of the Alabama
and Coushatta Indians
in Texas 21
By Tim Perttula
Archaeologists have discovered numerous
artifacts left by the Alabama
and Koasati, the only East Texas Indians
permitted to remain in Texas during
the time of the Indian removals.
ON THE COVER
Pictured on the front cover are silver ornaments
recovered by archaeologists from Koasati Indian
sites in Texas and Louisiana. Photograph by
People of the Desert and the Sea:
Ethnobotany of the Seri Indians
By R. Felger and M. Moser 34
Inside Texas: Culture, Identity,
and Houses, 1878-1920
By Cynthia Brandimarte 34
Doing What the Day Brought:
An Oral History of ArizonaWomen
By M. Rothschild and P. Hronek 35
Explore Archaeology and
Art in the Texas Big Bend
Texas Folklife Festival Set
for August in San Antonio
Historic Homes Tour
Planned in San Marcos
Caldwell Elected to State
Texas Historical Foundation
to Present Preservation Awards
in July 28
HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation,
P. 0. Box 50314, Austin, Texas 78763. 1992. Opinions expressed by contributing
writers do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Historical Foundation.
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Editor, Gene Krane, Book Review Editor, John Peterson
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Ada Gonzalez-Peterson, Jeff Huebner, Gene Krane, Donnie Lucas,
Randy Moir, Kenneth D. Perry, John Peterson, Tim Perttula, Elizabeth
Susser, Pam Wheat, and Brenda and Jim Whorton
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