2009-05-05

Craig D. Bates, Bruce Bernstein Publish Paper


Craig D. Bates of the National Park Service and Bruce Bernstein, of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, have published a paper in the Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology Vol. 4: No. 2, Article 4.

The article entitled "Regional Variation in Maidu Coiled Basketry Materials and Technology" can be downloaded courtesy of The Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology.

Abstract:

This paper is an attempt to clarify some ideas about the materials and techniques used in their construction. Thus, we are not proposing new theories and methods in an area where taxonomic principles already exist. Rather, we are using already existent principles of classification that appear to coincide with Maiduan views of world order.


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