1 edition of Besant-Sonota on the Little Missouri River found in the catalog.
Besant-Sonota on the Little Missouri River
|Other titles||Final revised report|
|Statement||edited by Dennis L. Toom.|
|Series||Contribution / University of North Dakota, Department of Anthropology ;, no. 362, Contribution (University of North Dakota. Dept. of Anthropology) ;, no. 362.|
|Contributions||Toom, Dennis L., University of North Dakota. Dept. of Anthropology.|
|LC Classifications||E78.N75 B47 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
|LC Control Number||2003426683|
Maize, in particular, changed the lives of those who first grew the crop, and continues today to be vitally important to the region. Adaptations to external cultural contacts, as well as changes in the environment, resulted in the alteration of subsistence strategies and trade patterns, in turn affecting social and political organization. Radiocarbon dates for Outlook sites At the same time, most of the processes of culture change, adaptation and interaction that transpired in the Middle Missouri Subarea remain poorly understood. Nollmeyer 24RL 7.
The southern boundary of the theme study region, for this reason, is established just below the mouth of the White River at the Deerfly site 39LM Indian horticulture was part of an intelligent mix in which domesticated and wild plants complemented the take of many animal species. Radiocarbon dates for Estevan sites The wall is framed with posts leaned inward against these same stringers creating a sloping peripheral space between the exterior roof supports and the wall proper The Hidatsa termed this an 'atuti' space, which has become the conventional designation. On the top of, and over the poles forming the roof, is placed a complete mat of willow-boughs, of half a foot or more in thickness, which protects the 11 timbers from the dampness of the earth, with which the lodge is covered from bottom to top, to the depth of two or three feet; and then with a hard or tough clay, which is impervious to water [Catlin ].
The specific use of these criteria is discussed below. Village groups can be traced archeologically and historically as they moved up and down the river. Further out, a peripheral ring of widely-spaced, shorter posts support horizontal stringers upon which rest the outer ends of the roof rafters. Currently, there are inventoried properties within the Middle Missouri Subarea that have been classified by various researchers as representing villages.
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Oxbow sites within Alberta The beginning date is less precise and likely to change as research continues and dating techniques are refined. For sites which meet these criteria, the following factors were then utilized. The roof of the lodge being thus formed, is supported by beams passing around the inner part of the lodge about the middle of these poles or timbers, and themselves upheld by four or five large posts passing down to the floor of the lodge.
One of the topics which needs to be addressed and explained is village adaptation to the region in terms of development and change over time.
Aerial photograph of Big Hidatsa Village. Although this region has, to date, seen only limited international attention, its national significance is well-documented. This is particularly true with the three cultures that are central to this theme study.
One distinct architectural type is the earthlodge. Falk has moved to Tennessee; Pepperl is an independent consulting archeologist headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska. In addition to the scattered remains of at least 65 bison, archaeologists have found more than a hundred stone pointsmost of them fashioned from a type of rock found only in North Dakota, a thousand kilometers away.
Village groups can be traced archeologically and historically as they moved up and down the river. In this regard, research topics such as 31 culture change via culture contact, paleo-environmental reconstruction, cultural ecology, migration, culture conflict warfaresocial organization, chronology, and economics represent essential elements in the scientific study of village lifeways.
Attention must be given to the overall social impact on the tribes and their changing perceptions of these contacts prior to the devastating effects of disease. Big Hidatsa 32ME12 3.
Agriculture was brought to the Great Plains by European peasants who abhorred the wild community of animals and vegetation. The Plains Village sites offer substantial research potential for viewing many aspects of trade, including the effects on American Indians of the onset of trading activities with Europeans.
By historic times, in fact, a pan-continental exchange network is known which linked every tribe in North America with one or more of its neighbors in trade. Radiocarbon dates for Alberta phase sites 83 6. Figure 5 Ahler Figure The extent and kinds of internal variation between and within village taxonomic variants e.
Kroeber aptly termed one of the native cultural 'climaxes' of North America. The term Middle Missouri Subarea is therefore retained to refer to the geographic area of the theme study.
The successes and failures of past human groups in exploiting their environment may prove to be valuable references as we look for solutions to modern environmental problems. Individually, but far more forcefully as a group, the permanent village sites of the Middle Missouri Subarea have the potential to provide significant information on the prehistory and history of the Arikara, Hidatsa, Mandan and other cultures, while also elucidating universally significant questions of culture processes, culture interactions and acculturation.
The story of the Hidatsas is beginning to unfold from recent archeological and ethnohistorical research at the Knife River Indian Villages Ahler, Thiessen, and Trimble The romantic artists' images of the American Indian, such as those portrayed by George Catlin, enthralled residents of east coast America and Europeans alike.
Few village sites are recorded below the White River in South Dakota. Several unrecorded sites have certainly been inundated; some have been destroyed by other means without record.
Not all of these village sites are considered potential landmark properties.One locale produced two lanceolate points near Clear Hill, northwest of Peace River (Worming ton and Forbis ;ﬁg. 77a). A second locale, located north of Peace River, produced a cache of up to ﬂakes along with two lanceolate points (Wormington and Forbis ).
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