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Cultural transmission and diversity in time-averaged assemblages
(Current Anthropology, 2014)
Anthropologists have adopted methods from population genetics to study modes of cultural transmission in time-transgressive cultural data sets. However, it remains unclear to what extent methods originally developed to ...
Bears Ears Controversy: Presidential Proclamation -- Establishment of the Bears Ears National Monument
In this proclamation, the Office of the Press Secretary under the Barack Obama administration establishes Bears Ears National Monument.
Antiquities Act: Scope of Authority for Modification of National Monuments
(Congressional Research Service, 2016-11)
Beginning with President Theodore Roosevelt, Presidents have protected well over 100 areas under the Antiquities Act of 1906.1 These protected areas, totaling hundreds of millions of acres of land as well as large marine ...
INTENSIFYING WITH FIRE: FLORAL RESOURCE USE AND LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT BY THE PRECONTACT COAST SALISH OF SOUTHWESTERN BRITISH COLUMBIA
At European contact, indigenous societies of the Northwest Coast employed complex rules governing land tenure and resource ownership, especially as such rules related to food production. While the intensive exploitation ...
SURVIVAL AND DREAMS: LIVES OF LGBTQ HOMELESS YOUTH IN LOS ANGELES
In Los Angeles County, the majority of the homeless youth population self-identifies as LGBTQ. This research attempts to uncover some primary survival strategies for this population via personal narrative. In order to ...
One Goal, Different Paths: Cultural Models, HIV/AIDS, and Minority Health Outcomes in Urban America
HIV, since its emergence in the 1980s, has affected millions of people across the globe. Although the U.S. has seen three decades of research that has increased our knowledge of the virus, created medications to suppress ...
TIS THE SEASON: AN EXPERIMENTAL EXAMINATION OF TOOLKIT VARIABILITY, LATE PLEISTOCENE- EARLY HOLOCENE INTERIOR ALASKA
Simultaneous use of two distinct projectile technologies in interior Alaska, during the end of the Pleistocene and early Holocene, is a study domain that has generated many diverse hypotheses. Some researchers view the ...
Basketmaker II stone-boiling technology at Cedar Mesa, Utah: an experimental study
The presence of limestone has been noted by archaeologists among midden scatters associated with Grand Gulch phase (A.D. 200 to 400) Basketmaker II habitation sites (Matson et al. 1988), and it has been suspected that the ...
New Insights from Old Collections: Cedar Mesa, Utah, Revisited
(Southwestern Lore, 2011)
Basketmaker II period collections mode in the 1970s during tbe Cedar Mesa Project are being re-examined with new questions and in some cases with new analytical techniques. Included are DNA analyses of human and turkey ...