Little Choice for the Chumash: Colonialism, Cattle, and Coercion in Mission Period California

@article{DarttNewton2006LittleCF,
  title={Little Choice for the Chumash: Colonialism, Cattle, and Coercion in Mission Period California},
  author={Deana Jon Dartt-Newton and Jon M. Erlandson},
  journal={The American Indian Quarterly},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={416 - 430}
}
Archaeological data indicate that the Chumash people and their ancestors lived, thrived, and survived along the California Coast for at least eleven thousand years. Over the millennia, they adapted to environmental conditions that included high resource productivity and diversity, as well as to regular perturbations in local environments that included droughts, El Niño events, and other cyclical changes operating on a variety of scales. For the coastal Chumash in particular, the close… 
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