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Two Traditions

Jerrold E. Levy

in In the Beginning: The Navajo Genesis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211285
eISBN:
9780520920576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211285.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter uses the myth motifs of the Navajo healing ceremonies to classify the various ceremonies according to whether they include shamanic themes of soul loss, possession, and trickster ... More


Function, Circumstance, and the Archaeological Record: The Elusive Past at Saints’ Rest

RUSSELL K. SKOWRONEK and KENNETH E. LEWIS

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One of the principal goals of the Saints' Rest archaeological work, conducted as a field school by the Department of Anthropology at Michigan State University in the summer of 2005, was to ... More


No Word

Enrique Salmón

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

There is no word for the concept wild in the Rarámuri language, a culture indigenous to Chihuahua, Mexico, where there is a strong link between cultural diversity and biodiversity and where land ... More


The Traditions of Mount Taylor Communities

Asa R. Randal

in Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter defines the Mount Taylor archaeological culture, during which most shell mounds on the St. Johns River were constructed. On one hand, the Mount Taylor culture has been traditionally ... More


Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Greater Antilles: Some Final Remarks

Reniel Rodríguez Ramos

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter synthesizes the different lines of information on pan-regional interactions in the Caribbean discussed in the previous twelve sections of the book. The author highlights the fact that ... More


Property

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the Cherokee historical relationship to property, the development of new forms of property valuation and accumulation, and the Creek War of 1813–14, in which elite members of ... More


Ethnohistorical and Ethnographic Sources on Bear-Human Relationships in Native Eastern North America

Gregory A. Waselkov

in Bears: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401384
eISBN:
9781683401742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401384.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter compiles outsiders’ reactions to relationships observed between Native Americans and black bears (Ursus americanus) in the eastern half of the continent, with emphasis on the Southeast, ... More


The Early Ceramic Age

William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

in The Caribbean before Columbus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190605247
eISBN:
9780190605278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605247.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Early Ceramic Age commenced between 800 and 200 BC with the movement of communities from South and Central America into the islands. The earliest known settlements are in Puerto Rico and the ... More


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