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  • Meggers, Betty J.; Evans, Clifford; Estrada, Emilio (1965)
    The publication of this report is a monument to the importance of international cooperation in scientific endeavor. The archeological sites and complexes were discovered by Ecuadorians, detailed analysis of the developmental ...
  • Angel, J. L. (1966)
    From these speculations one can draw three conclusions, differing in certainty.<br/>The most certain one is that the first invaders from Asia, the Palaeamericans, migrating southward over a timespan of 5-10,000 years after ...
  • Keyes, Ian W. (1967)
    On Monday, June 8, 1874, just over 90 years ago, the U.S. steamer <I>Swatara</I>, under Comdr. Ralph Chandler, U.S. Navy, sailed from New York Harbor her destination, the remote sub-Antarctic Crozet and Kerguelen Islands, ...
  • Chafe, Wallace L. (1967)
    This work is an extended description of the structure of words in the Seneca language. A description of the grammar of Seneca words has already been published in the International Journal of American Linguistics (Chafe, ...
  • Hickerson, Harold (1967)
    The land tenure of northeastern Algonkians has been the subject of discussion and controversy over the past 50 years, since Speck first began describing family hunting territory systems among Algonquin and Chippewa of the ...
  • Goldfrank, Ester S. (1967)
    Pueblo society places a very considerable emphasis on knowledge, but it also dictates how this knowledge is to be acquired and used. Joe Lente was a rebel. In a society where, as one anthropologist put it, "disobedience ...
  • Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick; Kilpatrick, Anna Gritts (1967)
    Manuscript works on medicine and magic among the Oklahoma Cherokees sometimes contain idi:gawé:sdi (<I>to be said, them, by one</I>) or the texts of charm songs that, although written or partially written in the Sequoyah ...
  • Coe, Michael D.; Flannery, Kent V. (1967)
    The present report is concerned with investigations carried out on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, in a region very close to the Mexican border, during the months of January through March of 1962 (see maps, figs. 1 and 2). ...
  • Riesenberg, Saul H. (1968)
    The island of Ponape lies at 6&amp;deg;54&amp;prime; north latitude and 158&amp;deg;14&amp;prime; east longitude, near the eastern end of the archipelago that comprises the Caroline Islands. Ponape and the nearby atolls ...
  • de Sapir, Olga Linares (1968)
  • Evans, Clifford; Meggers, Betty (1968)
    The eastern slopes of the Andes attracted our attention in 1950, when it became probable that the Marajoara Phase on the island of Marajó at the mouth of the Amazon was derived from northwestern South America. Our first ...
  • Jones, William K. (1969)
    One of the little-known tribes of central Texas was the Tonkawa. Few objects made and used by the Tonkawa are preserved in museum collections, and no description of traditional Tonkawa material culture, based upon a study ...
  • Ford, James A. (1969)
    I have had an interest in the American Formative culture for some years and have searched for it with limited or no success in Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and the eastern United States. However, I stumbled into the present ...
  • Holland, C. G. (1970)
    Seventeen counties of southwestern Virginia, which are bounded by North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and West Virginia, were surveyed archeologically in 1963-1964. Aboriginal occupation was found to extend from about ...
  • Williams, Aubrey W., Jr. (1970)
    The purpose of this work is to describe the function of various political structures and their incorporation into the Navajo way of life. The data presented in this study were collected over a 2-year period January 1961 ...
  • Wyman, Leland C. (1970)
    A brief account of the Navaho and their ceremonial system ("religion") and practice of ritual, with its sanctioning mythology, provides background for the discussion of the sandpaintings of the Shootingway chantway, its ...
  • Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick; Kilpatrick, Anna Gritts (1970)
    Ade:lagh(a)dhí:ya Ga:n(i)sgawi1 was the exemplification of a type institutional in Cherokee culture for well over a hundred years: the medicine man who was also a Christian preacher; who in tribal affairs led in the manner ...
  • Raymond Wood, W. (1971)
    Biesterfeldt is a fortified village of about sixty earth lodges on the Sheyenne River in eastern North Dakota. A large central earth lodge faces a central plaza, with dwellings randomly set elsewhere in the village. The ...
  • Fowler, Don D.; Fowler, Catherine S. (1971)
    Between 1868 and 1880, John Wesley Powell conducted intermittent linguistic, ethnographic, and folklore studies among the Numic-speaking Indians of the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau areas of western North America. The ...
  • Laguna, Frederica de (1972)
    The field data on which this report is based were gathered at Yakutat in 1949, 1952, 1953, and 1954. On my first exploratory visit, June 8 to July 13, 1949, I was assisted by Edward Malin, then a graduate student at the ...

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