Over 17 summers, students and other volunteers worked with faculty from SUNY Buffalo State and SUNY Buffalo to excavate an Iroquoian site in West Seneca. Their results provide an excellent case study for the value of archaeology.
The full article is available in the Spring 2018 Issue.
Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Just southwest of Medina are "the remains of one of the most interesting ancient earthworks in the State." Archaeological findings over the past 40 years have reinterpreted the roots of this Indian site from early America.
The story of a helpless girl in violent circumstances continues to fascinate both young and old. Everyone in Western New York should know the heart-wrenching story of her endurance and adaptation to Indian life.