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To be sure, we are taught that these behaviors are mechanisms for survival and can be interpreted as operating at a biological level. Undoubtedly, humanity has the most evolved, involved, and contradictory concepts of ownership and property. Anthropological studies tell us that concepts of ownership can include not only the material but the nonmaterial. We know that in some societies real estate, houses, businesses, ideas, and concepts can be privately held, but that there are also societies where these same items are owned by the group or the state.

Funding: Resource and Land Management Support John G. Douglas 173 VII. Summary Stewardship of First Americans Resources Bennie C. A. Calabrese 187 List of Contributors 207 Index 209 Page 1 I PUBLIC STEWARDSHIP OF FIRST AMERICANS RESOURCES first, adj. 1.  . American, adj.  . an inhabitant of the Western Hemisphere. First Americans are the subject of public fascination and scholarly research, that research including the development of models of past human adaptation to changing world climates and ecosystems.

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