Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Anth 364U The Archaeology of the Pacific Northwest

A thematic exploration of Indigenous societies in the Pacific Northwest of North America through time, starting from the earliest archaeologist evidence over 16,000 years ago to the 19th and 20th centuries. Students are introduced to scientific approaches to reconstructing the past. Major topics include: the shift to sedentism; the formation of structural inequalities; and the development of complex and varied approaches to organizing labor, political, and economic systems.


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