Life along the Kenepocomoco : archaeological resources of the upper Eel River Valley

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dc.contributor.advisor Cochran, Donald R. (Donald Ray) en_US
dc.contributor.author Richey, Kristine Diane en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:36:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:36:42Z
dc.date.created 1994 en_US
dc.date.issued 1994
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1994 .R5 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/184974
dc.description.abstract An archaeological survey documenting sites along Upper Eel River within the Indiana counties of Allen, Whitley, Kosciusko and Wabash was conducted during 199192 to collect data which was analyzed to provide a clearer understanding of the region's cultural chronology and describe the area's cultural resources. A total of 765 previously unrecorded sites were documented, 493 of which were field-checked during field reconnaissance of 10% of the project universe, with 1010.82 acres surveyed. A research project completed entirely by volunteers succeeded in locating a number of potential archaeological sites from the Historic Period.Data from the present study securely defined the cultural chronology of the Upper Eel River Valley and yielded valuable information concerning settlement patterns, ecological exploitation, and avenues of migration. Cultural sequencing revealed the presence of Early Paleo-Indians along the river valley at approximately 12,000 B.P. and chronicled the continued expansion of prehistoric populations within the area into historic times.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Anthropology
dc.format.extent viii, 211 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Archaeological surveying -- Indiana. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Indians of North America -- Antiquities. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Historic sites -- Indiana. en_US
dc.subject.other Indiana -- Antiquities. en_US
dc.subject.other Eel River Valley (Ind.) -- Antiquities. en_US
dc.title Life along the Kenepocomoco : archaeological resources of the upper Eel River Valley en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/897523 en_US


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