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Unformatted text preview: locations)-Burial mounds-Mississippian influence-Primarily egalitarian Protohistoric/Early Historic Period-1541 - Francisco de Cornado visited the plains and introduced the european horse-It took approximately 100 years for the horse to spread to tribes across the plains-Horse-European trade goods-Firearms Historic Period-Horses and firearms were obtained from trade and theft.-Continuation of communal dependance on bison-Bison decreased due to over hunting and diseases-Dependance on Europeans/traders for power/goods-Horse Raiding becomes commonplace-Warfare is now glorified-War chiefs and piece Chiefs-Fighting for territory, counting coup, making a name for yourself via battle becomes widespread - Why?-Increase in politics and religion-Polygny (more than one wife, because of less men)-Sundance-Manitou/Wakan-Trickster-Painting-Tattooing-Burial Scaffolds-Medicine bundles-Larger Groups-Eastern groups were forced west and north by Europeans causing increased interaction....
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course ANT 222 taught by Professor Ant during the Spring '08 term at Eastern CT.
- Spring '08