by Nicole Shearer
University of Nevada, Reno

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August 2, 2013
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Archeologist leads excavation at Stewart

An archeological dig is under way at the 110-acre Stewart Indian School, located in southern Carson City.

“It is important to consider the Stewart Indian School’s complicated history through a collaborative effort,” said Sarah Cowie, a University of Nevada, Reno, assistant professor of anthropology. “Working at this site is a wonderful opportunity for us all to learn from each other, since we all bring something different to the project. As a non-native archaeologist, myself, I know I will learn a lot about indigenous heritage from native colleagues and students.”

The university’s Department of Anthropology, in partnership with the Nevada Indian …

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