Ethnozooarchaeology (Other Keyword)

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Brother Bear: The Role of Ursus americanus in Cherokee Society (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Heidi Altman. Tanya Peres.

Archaeological sites in the Southeastern United States often contain remains of the black bear (Ursus americanus), which, upon excavation, are placed into one of two general categories for further analysis: food or modified. The confines of these categories precondition interpretations of the bear remains, and limit possible crucial understanding of the roles of bears in the social life of the people who interacted with them. While the category of "food" can be further divided into quotidian or...