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20:26 November 16, 2009 Note Northwest Coast: Marpole to Colonial Period   (c. 2500BP – present)   Not agriculturalists: defies many of the early assumptions re: hunter-gatherers  and egalitarian social structure  Hunter-gatherer-fisher societies with intensifiable resources  o Marine resources: especially salmon  Marked socio-political inequalities and centralized authority at colonial contact  o Stratified societies: nobles, commoners, slaves  Social and Political Organization in prehistory inferred from archaeological  patterning:  o Surplus production and storage  o Village site structure (houses and households) (Ozette, McNichol Site)  o Defensive structures (warfare)  o Inherited status (burial record: personal adornment, cranial deformation,  burial mounds) Next was the bring about of a new type of settlement. One that integrated Great  Houses. These were first found in Chaco Canyon and the largest in this site is 
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