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3472Re: Ted Sojka, Bill Frazier, Ancient Fish Traps

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  • Susan
    Jun 26, 2013
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      http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/people/PDF-OCT-2009.pdf

      --- In ancient_waterways_society@yahoogroups.com, "Susan" wrote:
      >
      > Ted,
      > I am glad you posted the note from Bill Frazier, and, according to this
      > beautiful article from People of One Fire, Bill is "considered by
      > archaelogists and historians to be the nation's leading expert of the
      > fish traps of the Eastern United States".
      > I personally have become interested in ancient fish traps. In fact, soon
      > after you joined, Bill, I met with former AWS member and Aztalan
      > webmaster, Steve Steigerwald at the Aztalan Mounds (east of Madison,
      > WI). On the wall of the museum was a photo of very old fish weir, which
      > I'd not have recognized had you not joined our group.
      > Preservation of these rare remaining ancient fish traps is crucial, as
      > you have strongly advocated. I believe many here will appreciate the
      > information and research within this excellent article, "Everything You
      > Wanted to Know About Native American Fish Traps, But Didn't Know Whom to
      > Ask".
      > We at AWS know who to ask. Thank you, Bill...please keep posting. And
      > Ted...for again sharing your magnificent drawings.
      > I hope you don't mind my adding "Ancient Fish Traps" to the subject
      > heading for easier retrieval into the AWS archives.
      >
      > Susan English, Central Wisconsin
      > --- In ancient_waterways_society@yahoogroups.com, Ted Sojka wrote:
      > >
      > > Here is a site to examine.
      > >
      > >
      > http://wakinguponturtleisland.blogspot.com/2011/09/stylized-drawing-of-f\
      > ishweir.html
      > >
      > > Hope your health is getting better.
      > >
      > > ted
      > > On Jul 17, 2009, at 7:06 PM, Bill Frazier wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > > Ted,
      > > > Always enjoy good art and especially that dealing with my
      > > > favorite subject "riverine cultural resources". Tho an avocational,
      > > > I have researched & documented over 150 fish trap dams or their
      > > > cultural remains in the State of Georgia. The most of these came
      > > > from various documents.
      > > > The membership of the Ancient Waterways Society may not be
      > > > interested in my interests.
      > > > Bill Frazier
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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