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1) Marajó Island (Marajoara) 2) Santarem 3) Central Amazon 4) Gavan (Western Venezuela) 5) Acre, Brazil 6) Lowland Bolivia (Baure) 7) Upper Xingu River 1 7 6 5 3 2 4 AMAZON
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Rolling Stone, 10/17/07
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The “Great Divide” Traditional view: complex societies emerged in the Andean area and any complex societies (chiefdoms) in Amazon must be the result of diffusion or migration from the Andes Highlands (Andes) Lowlands (Amazon) The two major geographic blocks that cover the majority of South America are the Andes and Amazonia
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Manioc, the major Amazonian staple crop (domesticated by 6,000-8,000 BC, based on genetic evidence)
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At least 138 crops with some degree of domestication were being cultivated or managed by native Amazonians at the time of European conquest (83 crops native to Amazonia). 68% of these Amazonian crops are fruit or nut trees or woody perennials (not surprising in Amazon forest). Peach Palm
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Landscape domestication and management of non-domesticated plants and animals and incipient or semi-domesticates
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Currasow (like “wild turkey”) Muscovy Duck
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Austronesian Arawak Bantu The Tropical Diaspora Tupi-Guarani Tupi languages originated in SW Amazonia by 3000-2000 BC Proto-Arawak likely began to diverge c. 2000 BC
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Distribution of Tupi-Guarani languages Origin (homeland) By AD 1
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The Arawak Diaspora 500 BC 300 BC BC/AD1
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ANT 3141 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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