Carlton Gover Headshot
Research Assistant – Denver Museum of Nature and Science
• President (2019-2021) - Anthropology Graduate Student Association
• Chair (2019-2022) – Plains Anthropological Society Student Affairs Committee
• Communication Chair (2016 -2019) - Plains Anthropological Society Student Affairs Committee

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  • 2021. Shield Chief Gover, Carlton, Bamforth, Doug and Kristen Carlson. Bayesian analysis of the chronology of the Lynch site (25BD1) and comparisons to the Central Plains Tradition and Central Plains Oneota.  Plains Anthropologist. 66(259): 217-241.
  • 2022. Kelley, A.D., Neller, A.J., & Shield Chief Gover, C. Some Indigenous Perspectives on Artifact Collecting and Archaeologist-Collector Collaboration. AAP Special Issue:  Professional–Collector Collaboration: Moving beyond Debate to Best Practice. Editors: Rowe, M.J., Pitblado, B.L., Schroeder, B., Thomas, S., & Wessman, A. In Advances in Archaeological Practice. 10(1): 10-13.
  • 2021. Taylor, W., Hart, I., Jones, E., Brenner-Coltrain, J., Thompson Jobe, J., Britt, B.B., McDonald, H.G., Li, Y., Zhang, C., Le Roux, P., Shield Chief Gover, C. Q., Schiavinato, S., Orlando, L., and Roberts, P. Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Lehi Horse: Implications for Early Historic Horse Cultures of the North American West. American Antiquity. 86(3): 465-485.


2021 Society for American Archaeology Native American Graduate Scholarship       $11,000.00
2021 Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists Ward Weakly Memorial Scholarship $1,239.00
2020 Plains Anthropological Society Donna C. Roper Research Fund         $1,239.00
2020 Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists Native American Summer Research Scholarship $750.00
2019 Plains Anthropological Society Native American Student Scholarship      $1,000.00


2021 Nash, S., & Shield Chief Gover, C. Museum Treasures: The Jones-Miller Site Collection. In Catalyst: Denver Museum of Nature and Science Magazine. Winter 2022 Issue. 
2021-Present  Site Bites Podcast
2019-Present  A Life in Ruins Podcast 
2020 Museum Unlocked Podcast