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The archaeology of Navajo origins / edited by Ronald H. Towner.

By: Towner, Ronald H
Contributor(s): Society for American Archaeology. Annual meeting ((58: 1993: St). Louis)
Language: English Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 1996.Description: xii, 322p. : ill., maps, plans, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0874805007
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References: p.275-311. - Papers from a symposium, "Changing perceptions of Navajo culture: the archaeology of the Pre-Fort Sumner period" at the 58th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis Missouri, 1993. - Contents: I, Archaeological concepts of Navajo origins. Questions and problems / R.H. Towner, Jeffrey S. Dean; Ethnic identity and protohistoric implications for the reconstructions of Navajo and Ute history / C.F. Schaafsma; The protohistoric transition in the northern San Juan region / Gary M. Brown; Radiocarbon and tree-ring dating / J. Fetterman; Reexamining Gobernador polychrome / P.F. & L.S. Reed; Protohistoric and early historic Navajo lithic technology / T.M. Kearns; II, Navajo expansion out of the Dinétah. The Pueblito phenomenon / R.H. Towner; Early Navajo occupation west of the Chuska mountains / D. Gilpin; The early Navajo occupation of the Grand Canyon region / R.M. Begay, Alexandra Roberts; III, Archaeological evidence of Navajo ceremonialism. In the shadow of the holy people / J.M. Copeland, Hugh C. Rogers; Material correlates of early Navajo ceremonialism / Charles W. Wheeler, Scott Wilcox, David O. Ayers; IV, Conclusion. A promising past / D.M. Brugge.