Niwot Historical Society lecture rooted in modified trees
April 14, 2021
The poignant Shel Silverstein book, The Giving Tree, speaks to the gradual, but ultimate sacrifice a tree makes for a little boy. This month's Niwot Historical Society's lecture topic of Culturally Modified Trees (CMT) is close to that premise, but it displays more respect, and there's no unhappy ending.
Archaeologist Marilyn Martorano has been studying the phenomenon of CMTs since the mid-197...