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Environment and native subsistence economies in the central great plains

Waldo Rudolph Wedel

Environment and native subsistence economies in the central great plains

(with five plates)

by Waldo Rudolph Wedel

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Human geography -- West (U.S.),
    • Paleoclimatology.,
    • Human beings -- Effect of environment on.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Waldo R. Wedel.
      SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections,, v. 101, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 101, no. 3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p.l., 29 p.
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6429343M
      LC Control Number41051092
      OCLC/WorldCa3895607

      Exchange among Native Americans in the Early and Pre-Contact Periods Trade was an element of aboriginal societies, but, from the time preceding European contact until well into the nineteenth century, Native Americans were mainly subsistence producers. In the northern part of the continent they were hunters, with a diet based on big game;File Size: KB. The Prehistory of the Texas Coastal Zone: 10, Years of Changing Environment and Culture. The story of prehistoric human culture on the Texas coast is about how hunting and gathering (non-farming) populations adapted to the opportunities and constraints of their shoreline and nearby prairie environments using limited technology bolstered by first-hand knowledge about the location and.

      place to place. Economies evolved and preferred game species shifted. Late in the story agriculture emerged as an alternative, or, rather, complementary form of subsistence for some Plains people. Trade between groups had always existed but increased noticeably in conjunction with farming; Native American engagementCited by: 1. Iva annua as a Prehistoric Cultigen in the Central Plains: A Regional Synthesis. Paper presented as part of the symposium Paleoethnobotanical Research on the Great Plains, Mary Adair, organizer and chair. Presented at the 48th Plains Anthropological Society Conference, Oklahoma City.

      scholarship, however, has done a great deal to give American Indians a more central place in the narrative of early North American development. In this unit, Fred Anderson surveys much of the recent literature in his piece entitled “The Role of Native Peoples in Early American History.” Anderson’s piece. F or over two decades, the international conservation lobby has advocated economic development as the primary means of achieving sustainable living ([1][1]) [[HN1][2]]. This goal has proved elusive even when biological resources are controlled by local communities ([2][3], [3][4]) [[HN2][5]]. Nevertheless, many development agencies have accepted commercial incentives and regulations as the.


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Environment and native subsistence economies in the central great plains by Waldo Rudolph Wedel Download PDF EPUB FB2

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For present purposes the central Great Plains comprise the area included in the States of Kansas and Nebraska. We shall review briefly the environmental setting as a background for an outline of the historic and prehistoric native subsistence economies.

Environment and native subsistence economies in the central great plains: (with five plates) (Smithsonian miscellaneous collections) [Waldo Rudolph Wedel] on. Environment and native subsistence economies in the central great plains: (with five plates) (Smithsonian miscellaneous collections) by Waldo Rudolph Wedel | Jan 1, Paperback.

Environment and Native Subsistence Economies in the Central Great Plains: (With Five Plates) By Waldo R. Wedel Smithsonian Institution, Read preview Overview Lethal Experimentation on Human Beings: Roe's Effect on Bioethics By Saunders, William L.

Environment and native subsistence economies in the central great plains 4 copies; Prehistory and the Missouri Valley development program: Summary report on 2 copies; Hopewellian Remains near Kansas City, Missouri 2 copies; Anthropological papers, No. Archeological materials from the vicinity 2 copies; Culture Sequences in the.

Patterns of Plant Use in the Prehistoric Central and Southern Plains Native American Use of Animals on the North American Great Plains The Role of Plants in Southeastern Subsistence Economies Animals in Southeastern Native American Subsistence Economies Animal Use by Holocene Aboriginal Societies of the Northeast Author: Bruce D.

Smith. Indians are central actors in American environmental history. They were the primeval users, shapers, and stewards of the land. The natural resources of the lands they occupy—soil, timber, grasses, water, and minerals—have played major roles in how the environment was developed in the past and is used today.

Plains Indians or Indigenous peoples of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies are the Native American tribes and First Nation band governments who have historically lived on the Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies (also called the Interior Plains) in North hunting-farming cultures have lived on the Great Plains for centuries prior to European contact, the region is known for.

The roots of dependency: subsistence, environment, and social change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos Richard White 'Richard White's study of the collapse into 'dependency' of three Native American subsistence economies represents the best kind of interdisciplinary effort.

Great Plains. The image of North America’s Native population as warriors on horseback who hunted buffalo and lived in tepees is a stereotypical view of just one Native American culture—the Great Plains culture.

This culture emerged around and lasted for nearly two hundred years. It was not wholly native to the Plains, but developed around the interactions between the Plains. Richard Whites The Roots of Dependency: Subsistence, Environment, and Social Change among the Choctaws, Pawnees, and Navajos is a set of three case studies in which the author examines why and how human societies have influenced the environment, and what the social consequences of human-induced environmental change have been through the lens of social, political, and cultural /5.

The _____ is often the location of Native American subsistence agriculture economies. Maya. particularly in the Great Plains. According to the book, the United States gained unprecedented influence and importance in world affairs after _____. Plains Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the Great Plains of the United States and Canada.

This culture area comprises a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States.

The area is drained principally by the. Organization of bison hunting at the Pleistocene/Holocene transition on the Plains of North America Article (PDF Available) in Quaternary International –99 May with Reads. In subsistence economies, goods and services created for use by producer and his or her family.

In commercial (market) economies, produces produce goods and services with the goal of making profit. In planned economies, government determines both supply and price of goods and services produced by citizens of that country.

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities.

The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at leastyears ago, nascent farmers (—) European Union: For humans and bison, two excellent examples are Cooper, J. Bison Hunting and Late Prehistoric Human Subsistence Economies in the Great Plains.

PhD. Dissertation. Southern Methodist University. ; Kay, C. E., “Were Native People Keystone Predators. A Continuous-Time Analysis of Wildlife Observations Made by Lewis and Clark”. Agriculture on the prehistoric Great Plains describes the agriculture of the Indian peoples of the Great Plains of the United States and southern Canada in the Pre-Columbian era and before extensive contact with European explorers, which in most areas occurred by The principal crops grown by Indian farmers were maize (corn), beans, and squash, including pumpkins.

Some correlations of climatic and cultural change in Eastern North American Prehistory Environment and native subsistence economies in the central Great Plains Some aspects of human ecology in Author: J. B. Griffin. The use of domesticated plant resources in economies of the inner and outer coastal plains differed, often dramatically, from that among people inhabiting interior regions.

Furthermore, the botanical composition of these agroeconomies consisted of crop assemblages introduced into the Middle Atlantic and Northeast regions from points west in the Pages:   Native Americans, also known as American Indians and Indigenous Americans, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

By the time European adventurers arrived in .