Introduction to the Archaeology of Native North America Study Guide 2
Which cultural region is the basis for the Pan-American stereotype of Native American? What cultural
traits are associated with that? Why is it incorrect?
Plains Native Americans are
The New World and Genetic
Genetics, Archaeology and You
Genetic Studies has much to offer
archaeology, but only slightly less known is the
fact that archaeology has much to offer
genetic studies(and also never bet against a
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Mobility and Clovis
Hunter-gatherers- are cultures who use no or
little farming. They live off the land. Are
typically more mobile. Typically have very little
in the way of material goods. This means that
there is less for archaeologists
Folsom, Fishtail, and other
We are still dealing with mobile
Even though we are still dealing with
mobile hunter-gatherers the ice age has
officially ended, thus the environment has
changed quite a lot.
Post ice age global
Archaeology guest lecture:
Acorns: can be stored and dried.
As a result of this stable resource:
High population densities.
Complex, intra and interregional trade
Currency-shell bead money
Complex social orders:
Introduction to Native North American Archaeology Review Sheet for Test One
Short Answer Questions
Four of these questions will be on the test
1) What is Ethnoarchaeology? How does it help us understand the past?
Ethnoarchaeology is studying present cultu