The author wishes to thank Angie R. Krieger and Teena Ligman of the Hoosier National Forest for their suggestions on writing style and explanatory content for the manuscript. I also wish to thank Suzanne K. Justice for her editorial advice and assistance with slides and other photographic images and also Staffan Peterson for providing images taken during his recent research at Angel Mounds State Historic Site. I also wish to thank Dr. Leslie Bush for her expertise and providing references for images of edible wild plant foods and Dr. Bill Monaghan for his comments and editorial advice. Dr. Christopher S. Peebles has my sincere appreciation for his editorial advice and for supporting this and my other research and writing.
The use of certain photographic images, as well as private and published images and collections, is acknowledged and credited in the particular figure where they appear. Unless otherwise credited, all other graphics and photographic images used in this book are of materials selected from the collections and archives of the USDA Hoosier National Forest, Bedford, IN and the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. All original artwork is copyrighted by Noel Justice.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Noel D. Justice is the Assistant Director and Curator of Collections at the Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology at Indiana University. He has conducted archaeological research in the Midwest and other regions of the United States for the past 30 years.