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Return to the West End Site: Zooarchaeological Results from a Tongva Village on Catalina Island (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Hugh Radde.

Native American subsistence practices on the California Channel Islands are characterized by a variety of rich marine sea foods ranging from shellfish to dolphin. Fluctuation in these maritime diets throughout the Holocene has been posited to represent social and ecological phenomena in the ancient past. This poster presents recent zooarchaeological results, as well as the first radiocarbon assays, of a faunal collection that was excavated from the West End Site on Santa Catalina Island in...