Horse, environment (Other Keyword)

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When Is a Horse Not a Horse? It Depends on Your Local Ecology (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ashley Parker. Lisa Johnson. Kate Magargal. Marianna Di Paolo. Brian Codding.

The (re)introduction of the horse to North America brought dramatic changes to American Indians. However, not all populations were affected equally; the horse became central to some societies, but had seemingly little effect on others. This variation is seen across Great Basin ethnographic groups, where some populations adopted the horse for transportation and hunting, while others ignored or even ate the horse. Some argue that this variation is the result of environmental constraints: where the...