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Tales of Extinction: Natives in the Narratives of Early Colonial Panama, Historical Representations, and Archaeology (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ana Navas.

This is an abstract from the "SAA 2019: General Sessions" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Previous historical and archaeological narratives on colonial Panama emphasize the annihilation of indigenous communities after European conquest. Although the Spanish occupation in Panama had devastating consequences on the local population through epidemic diseases, war, and slavery, the documentary evidence provides insights on different ways local...