4 edition of Changing perspectives of the Archaic on the Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountains found in the catalog.
Changing perspectives of the Archaic on the Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountains
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Julie E. Francis and Mary Lou Larson.|
|Contributions||Francis, Julie E., Larson, Mary Lou, 1954-|
|LC Classifications||E78.G73 C49 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||94010585|
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Changing perspectives of the Archaic on the Northwestern Plains and Rocky Mountains by Julie E. Francis, Mary Lou Larson, Mary Lou Larson 2 editions - first published in Cite this Record. Changing Perspectives of the Archaic on the Northwest Plains and Rocky Mountains (Introduction).
Mary Larson, Julie E. Francis. (tDAR id: )Author: Mary Larson, Julie E. Francis. Julie E. Francis is the author of Changing Perspectives Of The Archaic On The Northwestern Plains And Rocky Mountains ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 revie /5.
Cite this Record. Changing Perspectives of the Archaic on the Northwest Plains and Rocky Mountains. Jack L. Hofman. (tDAR id: ). Yet it is still one of the least understood and most poorly published of the sites that helped establish the framework for Paleoindian archaeology as it exists today.
No other excavated site in North America contains a record that includes all cultural complexes known on the Plains betw and 8, B.P. Mary Lou Larson is a professor of anthropology and associate director of the George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Wyoming.
She has coedited Aggregate Analysis in Chipped Stone (University of Utah Press, ) and Changing Perspectives on the Archaic in the Rocky Mountains and Northwestern Plains.5/5(2). Paleoindian bison bonebeds form a highly visible and heavily researched archaeological record on the North American Great Plains and Central Rocky Mountains.
By and large these archaeological manifestations represent kill and processing sites of large scale, possibly communal procurement by: Rock shelters and open sites in the Big Horn Mountains of northern Wyoming and in the Pryor Mountains of southern Montana also hold Early Archaic evidence. Improved climatic conditions and a resurgence of bison hunting appeared during the Middle Plains Archaic, around 5, years ago on the Northern Plains.
In the Rocky Mountains and Northwestern Plains, the beginning of the Archaic is somewhat time transgressive, but most would agree on a time of approximately calendar years B.P. ( 14C yr B. Any one of several possible pathways southward would have crossed the state via the northwestern High Plains, along the east slope and foothills of the northern Rocky Mountains, or within the north-south trending or broad intramontane valleys within the Rockies.
Paleo-Indian Archaeology in the High Plains and Rocky Mountains of Montana. In Cited by: The Northwestern Plains and adjacent areas are well known for a rich Paleoindian archaeological record, dating back more t years. Holocene occupations are somewhat less recognized to those unfamiliar with the plains, although certainly buffalo jumps, tipi rings, and medicine wheels are part of a broader knowledge and lexicon about the archaeology of the Cited by: 1.
The Plains. The Plains culture area comprises the vast prairie region between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, from present-day Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
Much of what is known about the Plains Archaic period comes from archeological sites on the edges of, and just outside, the Plains. A widespread change in projectile point styles from lanceolate to notched forms is arbitrarily used to mark the beginning of the Plains Archaic period.
Some argue that the change was the result of new groups moving into the area, while. The Contested Plains recounts the rise of the Native American horse culture, white Americans' discovery and pursuit of gold in the Rocky Mountains, and the wrenching changes and bitter conflicts that ensued.
After centuries of many peoples fashioning many cultures on the plains, the Cheyennes and other tribes found in the horse the power to Cited by: Francis, Julie E. “Rock Art of the Northwestern Plains.” In Archeological and Bioarcheological Resources of the Northern Plains: A Volume in the Central and Northern Plains Archeological Overview, ed.
Frison and R. ville: Arkansas Archeological Survey, 50– Google ScholarCited by: 1. Mary Lou Larson is the author of Hell Gap ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of the High Plains and Ro /5. I - The Cody Complex 1.
Introducing The Cody Complex - Edward J. Knell and Mark P. Muñiz. II - Cody Complex Environment and Faunal Context 2. Paleoenvironmental Change and Cultural Ecology of The Cody Complex on the Great Plains and Adjacent Rocky Mountains. The Rocky Mountains are notable for containing the highest peaks in central North America.
The range's highest peak is Mount Elbert located in Colorado at 4, metres (14, ft) above sea level. Mount Robson in British Columbia, at 3, metres (12, ft), is the highest peak in the Canadian nates: 39°07′04″N °26′43″W /. Harold H. Schuler, 2 books Philip S. Hall, 2 books Herbert T.
Hoover, 2 books David V. Burley, 1 book Gayel A. Horsfall, 1 book John D. Brandon, 1 book Julie E. Francis, 1 book Mary Lou Larson, 1 book Robinson, Ronald, 1 book David Burley, 1 book David Allan Evans, 1 book Janice H.
Mikesell, 1 book Kenn Robbins, 1 book Joseph R. Spies, 1 book. The Archaic Southwest: Foragers in an Arid Land is the first volume to synthesize this new data. The book begins with a history of the Archaic in the Four Corners region, followed by a compilation and interpretation of paleoenvironmental data gathered in the American : Bradley J.
Vierra. In Across the Great Divide: Culture Contact and Culture Change in North America at ADedited by L.L, Scheiber and M. Mitchell, pp. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.
Scheiber, Laura L., and Judson Byrd Finley (). Cyber Landscapes and Domestic Landscapes in the Rocky Mountains. Antiquity Eight essays discuss archaeological evidence from Plains to high Rocky Mountain sites. The book offers the most thorough analysis to date of Dent--the first Clovis site discovered.
Essays on mountain sites show how advances in methodology and technology have allowed scholars to reconstruct settlement patterns and changing lifeways in this Cited by: 7.NORTHWESTERN PLAINS AND ROCKY MOUNTAINS Laura L. Scheiber and Judson Byrd Finley The Northwestern Plains and adjacent areas are well known for a rich Paleoindian archaeological record, dating back more than years.
Holocene occupations are somewhat less recognized to those unfamiliar with the plains, although cer.