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SRScorp EXCEPTIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH MATERIALS

CATEGORIES OF COMMUNICATION- A UNIQUE RESEARCH TOOL
During the field work phase of the SRSinc Bolsa Chica Archaeological Project [2000-2011], The Ethnographic Consortium was formed by Dr. Wiley and SRScorp Ethnographic Director and Chief, David Belardes, of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians. The purpose of the consortium was to gather knowledgeable people and undertake a massive collection of all known information on Southern California Native peoples. Materials describing various aspects of the tribal groups was known to be spread out over the United States, from the Smithsonian to the University of Indiana to UC Berkeley, California. Prior to compilation of these archives, a ‘list’ of the different types of available records needed to be made. Therefore, Categories of Communication was envisioned as a ‘nested hierarchy’ which became a unique research tool: