SCS Digs in Garapan, Saipan

John Castro and Vanessa Cabrera work on a pre-contact burial site. Photo by Alexie Villegas Zotomayor, Marianas Variety
SCS is in the middle of the “biggest archaeological dig in Saipan’s history.” The site is about 40,000 sq. m. in size in downtown Garapan. Multiple burials have been discovered including remains of a indigenous pre-contact Chamorro burial. In the news: Archaeologists find pre-contact period settlement in Garapan (Marianas Variety, 14 April 2015) Former KHS student among archaeologists digging in Garapan (Marianas Variety 15 April 2015)