Native American Notes November 2, 2009

Native American Notes November 2, 2009 - spanish colonial...

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spanish colonial mentality- won’t admit that indigenous speak languages, only dialiects. “You’re So Fat!” 11/2/09 culture area approach - contiguous geo. area, with more or less uniform climate condi- tions different from neighboring area more or less same flora and fauna (b/c climate) Anthropologically - small scale societies (no large scale till central and south america) which are by nature highly adaptive Immigrants from asia 40-50 thousand ya - 1.adapt to various climates, 2. adapt to other people that had also come over with different cultures (sometimes pos- itive, sometimes enemies) Managed better thn europeans ever did (up to a few years ago in bosnia, even) 1. adapt to european invasion/colonization southwestern culture area 1. Apachian 2. Pueblos 3. Piman (southwest arizona, famous for irrigation) common climate feature: Aridity (one of the lowest rainfalls in NA North East Woodlands, Great Lakes Culture Area All of Eastern Canada South of the Tree Line All of the North East of the US down to the Potomac River
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