Archaeological perspectives on prehistoric conservation in western North America

@inproceedings{Jones2013ArchaeologicalPO,
  title={Archaeological perspectives on prehistoric conservation in western North America},
  author={Terry L. Jones},
  year={2013}
}
The archaeological record represents a potentially critical source of information on past relationships between human hunters and populations of game animals. Archaeological research in the last 40–50 years has produced two alternative views on these relationships: one that Native people were knowledgeable, benevolent conservators of game and an alternative that suggests that they depleted and suppressed game populations through overhunting. A brief review of the history of this research shows… CONTINUE READING

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