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Prehistoric subsistence and settlement in the Aleutian Islands

by David Raymond Yesner

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prehistoric Land settlement patterns,
  • Aleuts,
  • Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Raymond Yesner
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 387 leaves :
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26572517M

    settlements and seasonal camps. Fresh water was readily available on many islands of the Aleutian Chain in ponds, lakes and streams. The waters of the Aleutians, supplemented by the availability of wildfowl and plant life, provided the necessary subsistence resources; the strong cur­. The group considered to be the Aleut people today are found mainly from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula all along the arc of the Aleutian Islands, which extend for about 1, miles. The Alutiiq, however, are really more germane to the Kodiak Island area and its archipelago, known as the Kodiak area, and lying about four hundred miles east of.

    Prehistoric Coastal Settlement on the Upper Bothnian Coast of Northern Sweden. An Analysis of Environment and Culture in the Aleutian and Other Island Chains. Prehistoric Maritime Adaptations of the Circumpolar Zone William W. Fitzhugh Snippet view - The Aleutian Islands stretch westward for 1,km beyond the Alaska Peninsula in south-western Alaska, separating the Bering Sea from the North Pacific Ocean (Fig. 1). Aleuts who occupied this subarctic chain of approximately islands for at least 8, years might be perceived as living in a relatively mild climatic zone exhibiting few extreme.

    The Aleutian Islands, stretching nearly 1, km west from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula to the Near Islands, mark the limit between the north Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. The Unangan people were called "Aleut" by the Russians and that name became the name used almost universally in western languages, even though it was not the name these people used for themselves. The name, "Unangan", originally referred to the native people of the Eastern Aleutians, but is now often used to refer to all the people indigenous to the Aleutian Islands. 3 There doesn't seem to be.


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Prehistoric subsistence and settlement in the Aleutian Islands by David Raymond Yesner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hunter-gatherers subsistence and impact on fauna in the Islands of Four Mountains, Eastern Aleutians, Alaska, over yr - Volume 91 Issue 3 - Olga A.

Krylovich, Dmitry D. Vasyukov, Bulat F. Khasanov, Virginia Hatfield, Dixie West, Arkady A. SavinetskyCited by: 2. Recommended Citation. YESNER, DAVID RAYMOND, "PREHISTORIC SUBSISTENCE AND SETTLEMENT IN THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS." ().

Doctoral ed by: The Aleutian Islands (/ ə ˈ l uː ʃ ən /; Russian: Алеутские острова; Aleut: Unangam Tanaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island"), also called the Aleut Islands or Aleutic Islands and known before as the Catherine Archipelago, Prehistoric subsistence and settlement in the Aleutian Islands book a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller of the Aleutian Islands belong to the U.S Location: North Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea.

The Islands of Four Mountains island group of the Aleutian island arc is remote and difficult to access. Consequently, little fieldwork has focused on geomorphic processes and their relationship to island morphology, climatic change, and human settlement.

1. Introduction. The Aleutian Islands contain a rich prehistoric record reaching back at least years that includes not only evidence of ancient material culture and subsistence, but also a remarkable number of well-preserved sets of human by: The Aleutian Islands define the southern margin of Beringia, across which much of the early peopling of the Americas occurred, and present a 9,year record of human occupation in the east and a record of more than 3, years in the west.

Current research suggests that these prehistoric human inhabitants had. National Register of Historical Places - Aleutian Islands County ALASKA, Historical Properties, Historic Districts, Lodging, Shopping, Restaurants, Renovation Opportunities, AK Aleutian Islands, chain of islands that separate the Bering Sea (north) from the main portion of the Pacific Ocean (south).

They extend in an arc southwest, then northwest, for about 1, miles (1, km) from the tip of the Alaska Peninsula to Attu Island, Alaska. Aleut settlements were often located in coves along freshwater streams.

Remnants of prehistoric Aleut settlements remain on Adak today. Russians first visited the Aleutian Islands in the early s and were trading with the Aleuts by the s.

As recently asAdak was a busy trading settlement with a population of Aleuts. In the Battle of the Aleutian Islands (June August ) during World War II (), U.S.

troops fought to remove Japanese garrisons established on a pair of U.S.-owned islands. Aleutian Island prehistory: Living in insular extremes. World Archaeology: Vol.

30, Arctic Archaeology, pp. A new DNA study unravels the settlement history of the New World Arctic. We know people have lived in the New World Arctic for about 5, years. Archaeological evidence clearly shows that a. The Eskimo-Aleut are arctic and subarctic hunter-gatherers known for their geographic spread and successful adaptation to a harsh climate; they are one of the canonical examples of a people that spread without agriculture.

One of the most prehistoric recent spreads in this language family occurred about years ago, with effects felt throughout coastal Alaska. data from the Aleutian Islands to establish the population history of Bering Sea seabirds.

Soon thereafter the study subsistence, settlement, and cultural and environmental changes in es prehistoric fishing, harvest pressure, and presumably environmental productivity, while.

Aleut Culture The earliest people in this region, the Paleo-Aleuts, arrived in the Aleutian Islands from the Alaskan mainland about B.C. Aleuts are Alaskan Native people inhabiting the Aleutian Islands and coastal areas of southwest Alaska, and a small portion of the Aleutian Islands.

Alaska is the northernmost and westernmost state in the United States and has the most easterly longitude in the United States because the Aleutian Islands extend into the Eastern Hemisphere. Alaska is the only non-contiguous U.S. state on continental North America; about miles ( km) of British Columbia (Canada) separates Alaska from Washington.

Sea mammal hunting and the Neoglacial: environmental change and subsistence technology at Margaret Bay / Brian Davis; Ethnohistorical archaeology at the Reese Bay site, Unalaska Island / Douglas W.

Veltre and Allen P. McCartney; Catastrophic environmental change and the middle Holocene transition in the Aleutian Islands / Owen K. Mason. Residents of the islands of St. George and St. Paul -- north of the main Aleutian chain, where the rich seal hunt took place -- were overseen by the Fish and Wildlife Service.

A team of archeologists, biologists and geologists will spend the next two summers in the Islands of Four Mountains, studying the impacts of climate change and human settlement -. Subsistence included a wide range of sea mammals including seal and walrus, along with the hunting of caribou and muskox and the gathering of wild vegetables.

Within the Aleutian Islands villages grew slowly for about years after BC with numerous large settlements emerging during the. Prehistoric art of the Aleutian Islands Paperback – Octo by George Irving Quimby (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" — — $ HardcoverAuthor: George Irving Quimby.This is a list of dates associated with the prehistoric peopling of the world (first known presence of Homo sapiens).

The list is divided into four categories, Middle Paleolithic (bef years ago), Upper Paleolithic (50, to 12, years ago), Holocene (12, to years ago) and Modern (Age of Sail and modern exploration). List entries are identified by region (in the case of.OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.

Contents: An early blade site in the eastern Aleutians / Don E. Dumond and Richard A. Knecht --The Margaret Bay site and eastern Aleutian prehistory / Richard A. Knecht, Richard S. Davis and Gary A. Carver --Sea mammal hunting and the Neoglacial: environmental change and subsistence technology at Margaret Bay.