O'odham (Culture Keyword)

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Animal Husbandry at Pimería Alta Missions: El Ganado en el Sudoeste de Norteamérica ​ (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman.

Documentary evidence from the southwestern region of North America indicates that Spanish missionaries attempted to alter the daily lives of native peoples through the introduction of Eurasian domesticated animals and animal husbandry practices. However, our understanding of the degree to which these efforts were successful is hindered by a dearth of zooarchaeological evidence. Excavations at 18th-century missions in present-day northern Sonora and southern Arizona provide an opportunity to...


Archaeological Studies of the Avra Valley, Arizona, for the Papago Water Supply Project, Volume 1: Class III Archaeological Surveys on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Reservation (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Allen Dart.

The Papago Water Supply project was an effort to deliver and apply Central Arizona Project water to farmland on the Tohono O'odham (formerly Papago) Indian Reservation as part of the Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act of 1982. The project involved construction of a water delivery system and development of new agricultural fields in the Schuk Toak and San Xaiver districts of the Reservation, located in the Avra Valley west of Tucson, Arizona. Environmental planning studies for the...


Archaeological Survey in Districts 6 and 7, Gila River Indian Community (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Claudine Gravel-Miguel

Archaeological Consulting Services,Ltd. (ACS) conducted archaeological investigations on the Gila River Indian Community in 1995 and 1996. More than 10,000 acres were in the project area, and 85 sites were recorded. Because the area had been used for agriculture, much land had been plowed. Volume 1 provides an overall picture of the project including the culture history and previous research done in the Middle Gila River Valley, followed by a description of our research orientation, and the...


Rendering Economies: Native American Labor and Secondary Animal Products in the Eighteenth-Century Pimería Alta (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman.

While the ostensible motivation for Spanish missionization in the Americas was religious conversion, missions were also critical to the expansion of European economic institutions in the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries. Native American labor in mission contexts was recruited in support of broader programs of colonialism, mercantilism, and resource extraction. Archaeological research throughout North America demonstrates the importance and extent of the integration of Native labor into...


Valle de Cocóspera Archaeological Project: Recent Finds (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Júpiter Martínez.

This report describes the excavations at Mission Cocóspera and includes maps and photographs.