Intermediate Indians: the view from Ushpitun 2 and Pmiusik u 1

Neilsen, Scott W. (2006) Intermediate Indians: the view from Ushpitun 2 and Pmiusik u 1. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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This thesis is concerned with the Amerindian population inhabiting Labrador during the Intermediate Period, between ca. 3500 and 1800 years ago. These Amerindians, Intermediate Indians in the archaeological lexicon of Newfoundland and Labrador, are examined in detail. The original, divisive, culture-history is critically summarized; circumstantial data collected since 1978 are itemized, and the results of excavation at new Intermediate Indian sites, Ushpitun 2 and Pmiusiku 1, are detailed. As a result, problems within the thirty-year-old culture-history are recognized. A taxonomic refinement is undertaken and a simplified, inclusive, version of Intermediate Indian culture-history is offered.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Item ID: 11130
Additional Information: Bibliography: leaves 135-145.
Department(s): Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Anthropology
Date: 2006
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Excavations (Archaeology)--Newfoundland and Labrador--Happy Valley-Goose Bay; Indians of North America--Newfoundland and Labrador--Happy Valley-Goose Bay--Antiquities.

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