Mission Period (Temporal Keyword)

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Animal Husbandry at Pimería Alta Missions: El Ganado en el Sudoeste de Norteamérica ​ (2010)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman.

Documentary evidence from the southwestern region of North America indicates that Spanish missionaries attempted to alter the daily lives of native peoples through the introduction of Eurasian domesticated animals and animal husbandry practices. However, our understanding of the degree to which these efforts were successful is hindered by a dearth of zooarchaeological evidence. Excavations at 18th-century missions in present-day northern Sonora and southern Arizona provide an opportunity to...


In Search of Mission San Joseph de Sapala: Mission Period Archaeological Research on Sapelo Island, Georgia 2003-2007 (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Jeffries. Christopher Moore.

In 2003, University of Kentucky archaeologists initiated field investigations just north of the famous Sapelo Shell Ring Complex (Site 9Mc23). The purpose of the excavations was to investigate the site’s Late Archaic component; however, test units and shovel probes placed north of Shell Ring II yielded several items of European origin, including several majolica and olive jar fragments and part of a small brass bell. Associated with these European artifacts were hundreds of Native American...


New Town, San Diego, California. (1982)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ray Brandes. James R. III Moriarty.

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POLLEN, PHYTOLITH, MACROFLORAL, PROTEIN, AND ORGANIC RESIDUE (FTIR) ANALYSES ON SAMPLES FROM THE MISSION SAN GABRIEL GARDEN COMPLEX, SITE CA-LAN-184H, CALIFORNIA (2012)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kathryn Puseman. Peter Kovacik. Chad Yost. Linda Scott Cummings. Melissa K. Logan.

Samples were examined from excavations in the Bishop’s Garden area at the San Gabriel Mission Archaeological Site, CA-LAN-184H, in southern California as part of the Alameda Corridor East Construction Authority’s (ACE) San Gabriel Trench Grade Separation project. This area contains a large, dense, partially intact Mission period (1769-1834) artifact deposit and two substantial archaeological features associated with occupation of the San Gabriel Mission. A total of 83 column samples from a Water...


Rendering Economies: Native American Labor and Secondary Animal Products in the Eighteenth-Century Pimería Alta (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman.

While the ostensible motivation for Spanish missionization in the Americas was religious conversion, missions were also critical to the expansion of European economic institutions in the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries. Native American labor in mission contexts was recruited in support of broader programs of colonialism, mercantilism, and resource extraction. Archaeological research throughout North America demonstrates the importance and extent of the integration of Native labor into...


Sapelo Island
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Sapelo Island Project


Valle de Cocóspera Archaeological Project: Recent Finds (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Júpiter Martínez.

This report describes the excavations at Mission Cocóspera and includes maps and photographs.