Archive for North America

Call for sessions proposals

TRACCE no. 8 – by Jack Steinbring


1999 International Rock Art Congress
IFRAO-ARARA-MAGF
at Ripon College
Ripon, Wisconsin, U.S.A., MAY 23 – 31 Read more

Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico

Albuquerque petroglyph

TRACCE no. 5 – by Petroglyph Monument Protection Coalition


Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico imperiled by Road Plans
National Monument comprises more than 7,200 acres along Albuquerque’s scenic West Mesa Escarpment and was established by Congress in 1990. Read more

The Peterborough Tragedy (Canada)

TRACCE no.3 – by Paul G. Bahn, Robert G. Bednarik, Jack Steinbring


We would like to draw the attention of Tracce readers to our recent illustrated paper in Rock Art Research in which we reveal for the first time… Read more

Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Missouri

TRACCE no. 2 – by Carol Diaz-Granados


In 1993, a two-volume dissertation was completed entitled: The Petroglyphs and Pictographs of Missouri: A distributional, stylistic, contextual, temporal, and functional analysis of the state’s rock graphics.
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Rock Art and Lilliputian Hallucinations

Pipestone. Minnesota

TRACCE no. 2 – by Kevin L. Callahan


Ethnohistorical sources regarding the creation of rock art around the world frequently make reference to “little people” as the makers of rock art. As David Whitley (1991) has noted, this may be due to a taboo against talking about a dead shaman and not verbally distinguishing the shaman’s spirit helper or tutelary spirit from the deceased shaman
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