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Haida stone carving from Chumash Territory, California?

If someone out there in webland makes a link to my blog, and then someone else clicks on that link, I might be able to tell which site is referring to me.  185 more words

Archaeology

Object of the week: toki (adze)

This toki (adze), made from Argillite, was found in the Hurleyville district. Toki were originally a practical tool employed in axes, chisels and weaponry. They were also used in toki poutangata, a purely ceremonial taonga (treasure) wielded by the leader in the tribe with the most importance. 71 more words