Fire and Archaeology

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The methods and motivations for fire use varied for late prehistoric societies of the Southwest. Although fire was probably used to increase the returns from hunting and gathering on marginal lands, it seems doubtful that comprehensive burning was used...

Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Allen, Hamre, Fish
Year: 1996
Type: Document

This report presents the Phase I results of a joint project between the Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS) of the Museum of New Mexico and the USDA Forest Service (USFS). The objectives of this study were to: 1) Determine whether cultural resources...

Person: Lentz, Gaunt, Willmer
Year: 1996
Type: Document