Seed-Eaters and Chert-Carriers: The Economic Basis for Continuity in Historic Western Shoshone Identities

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Clemmer, Richard O.;
(1991)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Indians of North America -- California -- Periodicals | Indians of North America -- Great Basin -- Periodicals | California -- Antiquities -- Periodicals; Great Basin -- Antiquities -- Periodicals | ethnography | ethnohistory | archaeology

By "historic Western Shoshone identities," I refer to those I found in a short but intensive and productive six-week field season in summer of 1989. I call these identities historic, rather than contemporary, because they do not seem to be products of contemporary polit... View more
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