By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
Mapping Strategies for Thinking Through and Accomplishing Tasks"Mind Mapping"-sounds like something out of Star Trek, doesn't it? It's actually a twenty-first century tool that helps visual learners grasp and retain a quantity of information that is all interrelated. Remember when you used to diagram sentences...
By: Bran Herbert
Private, Public, and Professional Voice: The Commodity of Culture in Applied AnthropologyThe relationship between activism and anthropology is something that all anthropologists must confront at some point. For this paper, the definition of an advocate will be one who attempts to promote a certain behavior...
By: Candice Fulton
You must first admit that the person wasn't any good for you? The relationship made you go against all your better judgement. Realize that if the person had love you eually to the way you loved, you wouldn't need to let go. This person doesn't...
By: Christine Cameron
There are two kinds of people in this world, those who thrive in a group dynamic, and those who strive for self autonomy. Introverted people will look deep within themselves for the answers that they need in life. A decision as simple as dinner for...
By: Bran Herbert
The Mississippian Period (AD800 - AD1600)The Mississippian period was first identified by Smithsonian anthropologist W. H. Holmes, who examined several different pottery groups of eastern North America. His definition now extends to the cultural complexes that produced those ceramics (Green 1997). This period was characterized...
By: Bran Herbert
Middle Woodland (500BC - 200BC) There were two main subsistence patterns during the Middle Woodland. The first is an agricultural-hunting complex in the south. The second is a fishing-hunting complex in the north Great Lakes region (Cleland 1966:62). This fishing complex reached its full stature...
By: Bran Herbert
Early Woodland (800BC - 500BC) Important technological changes occurred as interregional contact increased. The characteristic signal for the Early Woodland period is the widespread use of pottery, which gained renewed attention. While containers had existed in various forms since the Middle Archaic, and possibly even...
By: Bran Herbert
Middle Archaic (6,800BC - 3,800BC) The Middle Archaic period was characterized by increased ceremonialism and a change in occupation patterns. Evidence of large shell and midden heaps along rivers in the Upper Midwest indicates that, around 4,500BC, camp locations were occupied for...
By: Bran Herbert
Early Archaic (9,200BC - 6,800BC) The Early Archaic shares many similarities with the Late Paleoindian period. Populations remained in small bands of several dozen and continued a mobile hunter-gatherer subsistence strategy (Milner 2004:31). Interregional contact was essential in order to guarantee access to...
By: Bran Herbert
Late Paleoindian (10,000BC - 9,200BC)Several changes occurred in the Late Paleoindian. Northern foraging territories increased as a result of continued deglaciation (Mason 1997). These foraging strategies were adapted by the Paleoindians to the lake and forest conditions that they encountered more frequently (Mason...

 

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