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Jason Jarrell Wrote:
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> Well, I always encourage people to make their own
> interpretations. My job is to (1) document
> evidence and (2) make suggestions based on what
> the evidence actually says. But I don't mind that
> people have different opinions.
>
> That being said, it isn't just the Adena Culture
> that clearly did not universally ascribe
> leadership positions to the Tall Ones. The same
> can be said for the Late Archaic predecessors of
> Adena and also the Hopewell culture.

Even today we tend to look more favorably on taller people. There is this perception that tall=more competent or more attractive. If you're a man, at any rate. They're more likely to be hired, to get raises and get promotions. We see this in politics as well. Since TV was invented, we tend to vote for the taller candidate.

Like many tribal societies, leadership positions were not hereditary.

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like earth. ~ Margaret Atwood

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The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 2631 Jason Jarrell 05-Mar-18 17:37
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 446 Susan Doris 06-Mar-18 06:01
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 494 drdavidanderson 06-Mar-18 10:15
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 485 Susan Doris 06-Mar-18 12:48
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 444 Aine 07-Mar-18 03:44
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 453 Jason Jarrell 07-Mar-18 04:12
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 456 Aine 07-Mar-18 04:36
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 443 Jason Jarrell 07-Mar-18 05:09
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 430 Aine 07-Mar-18 13:40
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 445 Jason Jarrell 07-Mar-18 18:26
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 432 Aine 07-Mar-18 21:41
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 483 Jason Jarrell 08-Mar-18 00:18
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 454 Aine 08-Mar-18 22:52
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 457 Aine 07-Mar-18 03:46
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 444 Susan Doris 07-Mar-18 05:59
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 455 Jason Jarrell 07-Mar-18 07:55
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 430 Aine 07-Mar-18 13:18
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 438 Susan Doris 07-Mar-18 14:39
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 456 SkinwalkerScrooge 09-Mar-18 19:51
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 438 Susan Doris 10-Mar-18 06:03
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 454 drdavidanderson 10-Mar-18 07:52
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 425 Susan Doris 10-Mar-18 08:40
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 427 SkinwalkerScrooge 10-Mar-18 09:09
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 444 Aine 10-Mar-18 13:49
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 427 Jason Jarrell 10-Mar-18 21:04
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 428 Aine 10-Mar-18 13:31
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 424 Aine 10-Mar-18 13:16
Re: The Socio-Political Structure of Adena Societies 808 SkinwalkerScrooge 11-Mar-18 05:46


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