Luis Alberto Borrero South-North Drift, Multiple Markers for the Archaeology of Tierra del Fuego and the Fueguian Archipelago (52º-56º S)
This is an abstract from the "Patagonian Evolutionary Archaeology and Human Paleoecology: Commending the Legacy (Still in the Making) of Luis Alberto Borrero in the Interpretation of Hunter-Gatherer Studies of the Southern Cone" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
The contributions and influence of Luis Borrero started with his early work at Tierra del Fuego and then surpassed multiple barriers –including the Strait of Magellan- as he developed an outstanding biogeographic perspective and the leading model for the peopling of Fuego-Patagonia. Thus all research programs for Tierra del Fuego have his mark in numerous ways; this influence has gone beyond several generations of archaeologists. We discuss some of these many contributions and select our favorites throughout more than 25 years of research collaboration with the Chilean archaeological teams of Tierra del Fuego and the Fueguian archipelago. The role of regional taphonomy, the assessment of continuities and discontinuities of the archaeological record, the analysis of technological and raw material procurement strategies, and different chronological scales from the Holocene to ethnohistoric and ethnographic records are discussed. Recent work conducted at Navarino and Capitan Aracena Islands and the Almirantazgo Fjord, taking Luis Borrero-mind and body-from the grasslands of the northern steppe of Tierra del Fuego to the hyper-humid forests of the southwestern channels are presented.
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Luis Alberto Borrero South-North Drift, Multiple Markers for the Archaeology of Tierra del Fuego and the Fueguian Archipelago (52º-56º S). Flavia Morello Repetto, Mauricio Massone, Fabiana Martin, Robert McCulloch, Manuel San Román. Presented at The 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM. 2019 ( tDAR id: 450499)
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