Kids dig Chumash archeology

Photos by MICHAEL COONS Acorn Newspapers

Photos by MICHAEL COONS Acorn Newspapers

LEARNING THE PAST—Above, Stephanie Steiner, left, helps Sophia Slack, 2, and Claire LeBlanc, 3, dig for puzzle pieces during the second annual Archaeology Day on Aug. 4 at the Chumash Indian Museum in Thousand Oaks. At left, Eden Nikiforakis, 6, and her father, Andrew, measure the size of a mammal bone. Kids learned about excavating techniques and how to catalogue artifacts.