ARCHAEOLOGY AND ARCHAEOBOTANY OF SOUTHERN PAIUTE HORTICULTURE IN THE ST. GEORGE BASIN, SOUTHWESTERN UTAH

@article{Allison2008ARCHAEOLOGYAA,
  title={ARCHAEOLOGY AND ARCHAEOBOTANY OF SOUTHERN PAIUTE HORTICULTURE IN THE ST. GEORGE BASIN, SOUTHWESTERN UTAH},
  author={James R. Allison and Cathryn M. Meegan and Shawn SABRINA MURRAY},
  journal={KIVA},
  year={2008},
  volume={73},
  pages={417 - 449}
}
Abstract Although ethnographic descriptions of the Southern Paiute usually portray them as hunter-gatherers who only dabbled with farming, historic records demonstrate that Paiutes were growing maize prior to the arrival of the first Spanish explorers. These records further suggest that in the St. George Basin of southwestern Utah, Southern Paiute farming was relatively intensive in the decades before the arrival of Mormon settlers. Numerous Late Prehistoric and Protohistoric archaeological… 

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