Corn, Beans and Bison: Cultivated Plants and Changing Economies of the Late Prehistoric Villagers on the Plains of Oklahoma and Northwest Texas

@article{Drass2008CornBA,
  title={Corn, Beans and Bison: Cultivated Plants and Changing Economies of the Late Prehistoric Villagers on the Plains of Oklahoma and Northwest Texas},
  author={Richard R. Drass},
  journal={Plains Anthropologist},
  year={2008},
  volume={53},
  pages={31 - 7}
}
  • Richard R. Drass
  • Published 2008
  • Geography
  • Plains Anthropologist
  • Abstract The economies of past Native American societies on the southern Plains are often viewed as bison dependent based on historical descriptions of mobile, horse-based hunters and early excavations that recovered abundant bison bones but few plant remains. Very little historical description is available for the plants used by these people and little attention has been given to the time depth of this adaptation. Over the past 25 years, research on Plains Village and early contact sites in… CONTINUE READING
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