The Evolution of the " Barbareno " Chumash

  title={The Evolution of the " Barbareno " Chumash},
  author={Jon M. Erlandson},
During the last 3500 years or so, the Chumash Indians of southern California developed many of the cultural characteristics that have led anthropologists to classify them as one of the most complex hunter­ gatherer societies in history. In recent years, much attention has focused on the Middle-to-Late Period transition (ca. A.D. 1150-1300) as crucial to the… CONTINUE READING