Arkalalah visitors will have opportunities to learn more about Etzanoa, the ancient Native American town located in what is now Arkansas City, during the festival next week. The Etzanoa Conservancy, a local nonprofit group...Read More
The City of Arkansas City recently donated several items for a countywide time capsule that was dedicated Aug. 4 during the Cowley County Fair in honor of the county’s sesquicentennial (150th) anniversary. The items included...Read More
Hurshal Clark visited an old friend at an archaeological dig site May 31 in the northeastern Arkansas City area. As a recently expanded group of archaeology field students searched for more artifacts from the ancient Native...Read More
Storm clouds gathered late Tuesday afternoon in Arkansas City as archaeology students searched for more artifacts from the ancient American Indian town of Etzanoa. But the director of the dig, Wichita State University...Read More
PONCA CITY, Okla. — More than a century after Spanish conquistador Juan de Oñate visited the large settlement of Etzanoa, in what is now Arkansas City, the Native Americans who lived there migrated south. Harassed by the Osage,...Read More
TOPEKA — The Kansas House of Representatives on April 5 recognized recent archaeological research pointing to Arkansas City as the site of the huge ancestral Wichita Indian settlement of Etzanoa. House members applauded after...Read More
TOPEKA — Rep. Anita Judd-Jenkins, R-Arkansas City, has arranged for Etzanoa and the Etzanoa Conservancy to be recognized with a resolution April 5 in the Kansas House of Representatives. Several individuals who have been...Read More
A premiere showing of the Archaeology Channel’s documentary on a large Quivira Indian community that settled more than 500 years ago along the banks of the Walnut River in Arkansas City will take place at the recently restored...Read More
The Grand Marshal for the 2016 Arkalalah Big Parade is local attorney Otis Morrow. Morrow has practiced law in Arkansas City for 44 years, after graduating from Washburn University in Topeka. He served as city attorney for the...Read More
Cowley County area elementary school and middle school teachers attended a three-day archaeology education workshop last week at Cowley College. Kansas public archaeologist Virginia Wulfkuhle, the state coordinator for Project...Read More
The public archaeologist for the State of Kansas will offer a free course later this month for Arkansas City-area elementary and secondary school teachers on how to teach the basics of archaeology. Virginia Wulfkuhle, the state...Read More
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