Ames, K.M., D. F. Raetz, S. C. Hamilton, and C. McAfee. 1992. Household Archaeology of a Southern Northwest Coast Plank House.
Journal of Field Archaeology 19(3): 275-290.

Davis, D. 1998. Bone Tool Technology: Measurements of Curation and the Spatial Distribution of Bone and Antler Artifacts from a Pacific Northwest Coast Plankhouse Site.
Unpublished MA thesis, Portland State University.

Hamilton, S. C. 1994. Technological Organization and Sedentism: Expedient Core Reduction, Stockpiling and Tool Curation at the Meier Site (35CO5).
Unpublished MA thesis, Portland State University, Portland.

Smith, C.M. 1996 Social Stratification Within a Protohistoric Plankhouse of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Usewear and Spatial Distribution Analysis of Chipped Lithic Artifacts.
Unpublished MA thesis on file, Portland State University, Oregon.

Wolf, J. 1994. The Spatial Distribution of Ground Stone Tools as a Marker of Status Differentials in a Chinookan Plank House on the Lower Columbia River.
Unpublished MA thesis on file, Portland State University, Portland.

At present (November 1999), Dr. Ken Ames and doctoral student Cameron M. Smith are completing a summary article which discusses analyses of the Meier site assemblage to date. This paper is available in draft form: The Nature and Spatial Distribution of Activities in a Proto-Historic Northwest Coast Plankhouse. Please contact Cameron Smith with any questions or comments regarding this paper; and remember, this is a draft and therefore subject to change.


Ames, K.M and H. Maschner. 1999. Peoples of the Northwest Coast: Their Archaeology and Prehistory.
Thames and Hudson, London.

Ames, K.M. 1995. Chiefly Power and Household Production on the Northwest Coast.
In Price, T.D. and G.M. Feinman; The Foundations of Social Inequality: :155-187. Plenum Press, New York.

Ames, K.M, C.M. Smith, W.L. Cornett and E.A. Sobel. 1999. Archaeological Investigations (1991-1996) at 45Cl1 (Cathlapotle), Clark County, Washington: A Preliminary Report.
Wapato Valley Archaeology Project Report #6, Department of Anthropology, Portland State University & U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (a draft is availble online: click here).

Hajda, Y. 1984. Regional Social Organization in the Greater Lower Columbia, 1792-1830.
Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington.

Minor, R. 1983. Aboriginal Settlement and Subsistence at the Mouth of the Columbia River.
Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University, of Oregon, Eugene.

Pettigrew, R.M. 1981. A Prehistoric Culture Sequence in the Portland Basin of the Lower Columbia Valley.
University of Oregon Anthropological Papers No. 22. University of Oregon, Eugene.

Ruby, R.H. and J.Brown. 1976. The Chinook Indians, Traders of the Lower Columbia River.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

Silverstein, M. 1990. Chinookans of the Lower Columbia.
In Suttles, W. (ed). 1990. Northwest : 533-546. Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 7. Smithsonian Institution, Washington.

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