Fishing in Prehistoric Wyoming
Recorded history of human habitation in Wyoming dates back about 13,000 years. Wyoming prehistory is characterized by changes in subsistence practices as marked by changes in material culture, such as projectile points. Such changes in material culture reflect temporally corresponding changes in subsistence practices and create a chronology for Wyoming’s inhabitants prior to the arrival of European peoples. Despite the notable emphasis commonly placed on subsistence in archeological thought thereabout, little research on prehistoric fishing within the archaeological record in Wyoming has been ...