Landscapes of the Ghost Dance: A Cartography of Numic Ritual

  title={Landscapes of the Ghost Dance: A Cartography of Numic Ritual},
  author={Alex K. Carroll and Mar{\'i}a Nieves Zede{\~n}o and Richard William Stoffle},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory},
Recent historical and ethnographic research indicates that the study of ritual behavior could be greatly enhanced by combining parameters of place and landscape use with interpretation of material culture. This strategy is especially useful for identifying the archaeological record of ritual among societies that incorporated topographic features and natural resources into their liturgical order. In this article we apply a behavioral framework to the study of Numic ritual technologies. By… 
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