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Duck, beaver, turkey and sage brush seeds

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    If you had a dinner invitation in Utah's Escalante Valley almost 10,000 years ago, you would have come just in time to try a new menu item: mush cooked from the flour of milled sage brush seeds.

    After five summers of meticulous excavation, Brigham Young University archaeologists are beginning to publish what they've learned from the "North Creek Shelter." It's the oldest known site occupied by humans in the southern half of Utah and one of only three such archaeological sites state-wide that date so far back in time. ...

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    Interesting. Anthropology interests me no end. Thanks for the post.

    I would have expected some sort of meal or flour from amaranth seeds too.
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