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Researcher says Native-set fires conditioned landscapes on rims of Grand Canyon NP

Conventional wisdom holds that prehistoric villagers planted corn, and lots of it, to survive the dry and hostile conditions of the American Southwest.


But University of Cincinnati archaeology professor Alan Sullivan is challenging that long-standing idea, arguing instead that people routinely burned the understory of forests to grow wild crops 1,000 years ago.


https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171127152055.htm

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