By Laura L. Scheiber, Bonnie J. Clark
Archaeological Landscapes at the excessive Plains combines heritage, anthropology, archaeology, and geography to take a better examine the relationships among land and folks during this certain North American sector. targeting long term swap, this e-book considers ethnographic literature, archaeological facts, and environmental info spanning millions of years of human presence to appreciate human notion and development of panorama. The members provide cohesive and artificial experiences emphasizing hunter-gatherers and subsistence farmers. utilizing panorama as either truth and metaphor, Archaeological Landscapes at the excessive Plains explores the various and altering ways in which humans interacted with position during this transitional area among the Rocky Mountains and the jap prairies. The modern archaeologists operating during this small zone have selected diversified methods to appreciate the previous and its courting to the current. via those ten case reports, this type is highlighted yet ends up in a standard theme--that the excessive Plains comprises very important locales to which individuals, over generations or millennia, go back. offering either info and concept on a area that has no longer formerly acquired a lot cognizance from archaeologists, specifically in comparison with different areas in North the USA, this quantity is a welcome boost to the literature. individuals: o Paul Burnett o Oskar Burger o Minette C. Church o Philip Duke o Kevin Gilmore o Eileen Johnson o Mark D. Mitchell o Michael R. Peterson o Lawrence Todd
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L. Henderson stated that early Logan County residents often thought Indians hid in Lewis Canyon or went there to obtain water. Mr. McConley found Indian beads in the bushes near the springs at Lewis Canyon. Mrs. Susan Powell Deveau recalled that “one morning in the spring of 76 . . he [Mr. E. Cole], with three of his men, started for Lewis Canon [sic] to pick up some stray cattle. They stopped in the canon at noon and were attacked by a bunch of Indians, begrimed and bedecked. Three of the men were killed instantly” (Conklin 1928:337).
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