By David Madsen, David Rhode

David Madsen is the previous division Chair of Drafting expertise and an teacher at Clackamas neighborhood collage, a licensed AutoCAD. education middle in Oregon urban, Oregon. he's additionally a former member of the Board of administrators of the yank layout Drafting organization.

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Across the West: Human Population Movement and the Expansion of the Numa

David Madsen is the previous division Chair of Drafting know-how and an teacher at Clackamas group university, a licensed AutoCAD. education middle in Oregon urban, Oregon. he's additionally a former member of the Board of administrators of the yankee layout Drafting organization.

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Failure to circumvent these large problems threatens to jettison any attempt to reconcile or test different models of Numic prehistory, leaving the topic unresolved and unresolvable. Should the prehistoric expansion of Numic peoples therefore be ignored, pending the eventual resolution of these larger issues in recognizing and explaining prehistoric population movements? To the contrary, it seems possible that if questions about Numic expansion can be framed appropriately and tested against a wide array of existing information, then the whole or partial resolution of this specific case may shed considerable light on the larger issues which plague similar problems in other areas.

Simms 76 12. Synchronic Relations among Environment, Language, and Culture as Clues to the Numic Expansion Joseph G. Jorgensen 84 13. Material Culture and the Proposed Numic Expansion Catherine S. Fowler 103 14. A Tisket, a Tasket: Looking at the Numic Speakers through the "Lens" of a Basket J. M. Adovasio and David R. Pedler 114 Page viii 15. Direct Dating of Brown Ware Ceramics Using Thermoluminescence and Its Relation to the Numic Spread David Rhode 124 Part III. Regional Perspective 16. The Numic Expansion as Seen from the Mojave Desert Mark Q.

He could "see no more reasons to propose Death Valley as the homeland for Numic divergence, on the sole grounds of multiplicity of present-day languages (Lamb 1958:99), than to identify, for example, the British Isles as the homeland of the Celtic languages. " (Taylor 1961:78). Taylor suggested that the inhabitants of the arid West about 9,000 years ago, the original "Desert Culture" folk, spoke languages of the Hokaltecan stock. About 4,500 years ago, Uto-Aztecan groups moved southward down the continental spine, and "left rem- Page 11 nant peoples in the mountains and from time to time sent offshoots into lower elevations and more arid lands" (Taylor 1961:76).

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