Anthro exam 2 notes - Anthro 02:56...

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Anthro 02:56 Native North Americans       267 - 271 Diversity America was first colonized by hunter-gatherers who either cross the Bering  straight or traveled from Asia to the Americas by boat After the hunter-gatherers, large game animals became extinct in many  places – Archaic Period Archaic period – hunting many different animals, eating many different plants,  using variety of seeds. Prehistory  – the human past before the appearance of written records. Ethnohistory  – the study of ancient (often non-western) cultures using  evidence from documentary sources and oral traditions and often  supplemented with archaeological data. Poverty Point      (Louisiana) – Late Archaic period site where monumental  earthworks were constructed. o Exemplifies certain late Archaic trends in the southeastern United States:  decreasing mobility, experimentation with fired clay, and an emerging role 
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course ANTHRO 102 taught by Professor Nicholas during the Spring '11 term at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

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