Office of Undergraduate Research

Oneota Indian Lifeways in Southern Wisconsin

The objective of the study is to understand the subsistence and technology of Oneota people, who live in Wisconsin circa AD 1200-1400. The methodology is the analysis of flotation recovered material from the Crescent Bay Hunt Club site. Crescent Bay is an 800 year old village containing houses, food storage pits, hearths and burials.The student's primary task is the physical separation and sorting of artifacts and debris from soil samples excavated at the Crescent Bay Hunt Club site.

Tasks and responsibilities:

The student's primary task is the physical separation and sorting of artifacts and debris from soil samples excavated at the Crescent Bay Hunt Club site.