The Inland Shore Fishery of the Northern Great Lakes: Its Development and Importance in Prehistory

@article{Cleland1982TheIS,
  title={The Inland Shore Fishery of the Northern Great Lakes: Its Development and Importance in Prehistory},
  author={C. Cleland},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  year={1982},
  volume={47},
  pages={761-784}
}
  • C. Cleland
  • Published 1982
  • Geography
  • American Antiquity
Despite a great many references in the historic and ethnographic records to the importance of fishing by natives of the northern Great Lakes, anthropologists and archaeologists have failed to appreciate the uniqueness and significance of the inland shore fishery. A review of the archaeological evidence for the evolution of the fishery from Late Archaic to historic times indicates that the fishery can provide an organizing concept for understanding the cultural evolution of the region. Further… Expand
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