Screening for history

Wichita State University archaeologist Don Blakeslee, right, examines a projectile point, or arrowhead, found Wednesday by Abby Werth, one of eight anthropology students working at an Etzanoa dig site in eastern Arkansas City. From left are Cowley College archaeology instructor Meredith Mahoney, Werth and Blakeslee. Etzanoa is the native name of a settlement of an estimated 20,000 people, ancestors of the Wichita tribe, that flourished from about 1415 to 1725 on the banks of the lower Walnut River.

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