semisedentary

semisedentary

(ˌsɛmɪˈsɛdəntərɪ)
adj
partially or somewhat sedentary
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There are 19 chapters divided into four parts: a neglected anthropology: hunter-gatherer violence and warfare; violence and warfare among mobile foragers; violence and warfare among semisedentary hunter-gatherer; synthesis and conclusion.
granosa by semisedentary populations who targeted the species at times when other, more preferred resources were not available.
By targeting a seasonally abundant resource, Aboriginal populations were able to "strengthen a weak link in the subsistence programme", forming semisedentary gatherings after the wet season when shellfish were most abundant (Clune & Harrison 2009: 79).
In particular, the smallpox epidemic of 1780-82 marked a turning point in the struggles between westward-expanding Sioux groups and the semisedentary tribes that lived along the upper Missouri in present-day North and South Dakota, the Mandans, Hidatsas, and Arikaras.
To support this argument, this study examines how the smallpox epidemic of 1780-82 affected intertribal relations on the northeastern Plains, between western Sioux groups and the semisedentary villagers, the Mandans, Hidatsas, and Arikaras.
65) in lithic and ceramic production, more complex social structures, and a shift in the mountain regions from semisedentary to mobile groups, with a concurrent shift in the lowlands to completely sedentary villages.
The economic attraction of Fort Lemhi led to the formation of a seasonal, semisedentary indigenous community.
The Byzantine rulers' employment of the Ghassanids holds interest for our study in that this people, who converted to Christianity (Monophysite, not Chalcedonian) sometime in the sixth century, lived, now semisedentary, just to the east of the Golan, beyond the Wadi Er-Ruqqad, and perhaps in some villages within the area from which our inscriptions come.
A similar economic cycle was followed by the sedentary and semisedentary stockraisers living on the northern foothills of the KOpet-Dag Range.
Overall, late occupations on Kodiak and parts of the Alaska Peninsula appear to reflect densely packed, semisedentary settlement and high overall population, whereas other parts of the central Gulf region remained relatively sparsely populated.
The Prairie subregion was the home of several semisedentary horticultural tribes, including the Arikara, Hidatsa, Iowa, Kansa, Kitsai, Mandan, Missouri, Omaha, Osage, Otoe, Ponca, Quapaw, and Wichita.
Captives seem to have fared less well among the Jicarilla Apaches, a semisedentary people who practiced a seasonal economy that balanced hunting and collecting with extensive horticulture.