WSU researchers have determined that Nez Perce Indians grew and smoked tobacco at least 1,200 years ago, long before the arrival of traders and settlers.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University and 13 other institutions have found that the arc of prehistory bends towards economic inequality.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – In the mid-to-late 1200s, some 30,000 ancestral pueblo farmers left their homes in southwestern Colorado’s Mesa Verde region and never returned.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University archaeologists are at the helm of new research using sophisticated computer technology to learn how past societies responded to climate change.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
PULLMAN, Wash. – The heavily studied yet largely unexplained disappearance of ancestral Pueblo people from southwest Colorado is “the most vexing and persistent question in Southwestern archaeology,” according to the New York Times.
But it’s not all that unique, say Washington State University scientists.