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Warm or Cold Season of Capture? Oyster Middens from Block Island, Rhode Island (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David Leslie. Kevin McBride.

Previous research on Block Island, Rhode Island, indicates that during the Woodland Period, the island was likely occupied year-round and maritime resources accounted for a significant portion of peoples’ diets. Native American sites on the island include semi-permanent villages near the Great Salt Pond and fishing, temporary seasonal, and task specific camps away from villages. Season of occupation for these sites is important to frame our understanding of a developing maritime economy. Several...