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Cultural transformations in southwestern prehistory: new insights from old collections
Summary: Several major transformations shaped U.S. Pueblo Indian culture history between 1500 BC and AD 1300. These included 1) shift to dependence on maize; 2) emergence of the "full Formative" cultural complex; 3) collapse ...
The Cedar Mesa Project: 1967-2007
Comments on Session I: Archeological Foundations
(Mesa Verde Museum Association, Mesa Verde, CO, 2008)
Here William D. Lipe provides remarks on the occasion of Mesa Verde National Park's centennial and the century or more of research in the park and surrounding areas. He comments on the 1906 Antiquities Act and the act ...
Managing Archaeological Resources for the Future: A Monumental Task.
(Archaeology Southwest (Organization), 2001)
The 2000 Census showed that Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah ranked first through fourth, respectively, among the 50 states in percentage of population increase since 1990; New Mexico was twelfth. In the twenty-first ...
Comments on Richard O. Clemmer, ?Pristine Aborigines or Victims of Progress? The Western Shoshones in the Anthropological Imagination"
(University of Chicago Press, 2009-12)
This document includes “Aborigines or Victims of Progress? The Western Shoshones in the Anthropological Imagination” by Richard O. Clemmer, and John H. Bodley's comments on the article. The abstract for Clemmer's article ...
Historical Ecology in the Mesa Verde Region: Results From The Village Project
(American Antiquity, 2007)
Using the occupation histories of 3,176 habitation sites, new estimates of maize-agriculture productivity, and an analysis of over 1,700 construction timbers, we examine the historical ecology of Pueblo peoples during their ...