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The Chumash World at European ContactPower, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers$
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Lynn Gamble

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780520254411

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520254411.001.0001

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Village and Household Organization

Village and Household Organization

(p.113) Chapter 5 Village and Household Organization
The Chumash World at European Contact

Lynn H. Gamble

University of California Press

This chapter takes a look at the Chumash villages and the organization of their households. It examines life within a typical Chumash household along the mainland coast during the 1700s, and provides ethnographic and ethnohistoric descriptions of the village structures and organization. The chapter then discusses the archaeological evidence on Late period Chumash settlements and structures placed along the mainland Santa Barbara Channel coast. The final part of the chapter focuses on the evidence for consumption and production at the household and village levels.

Keywords:   household organization, village structures, Chumash settlements, structures, consumption, production

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