What if the answers you seek were known by people a thousand years ago?
Would you respect it as wisdom or see it as uneducated practices of a savage culture?
We have the answers in obscure stacks at the libraries.
Pre-historic American Indian Agriculture in America
Hunting by prehistoric horticulturists in the American Southwest / Christine R. Szuter.
Pima and Papago Indian agriculture.
Pueblo Indian agriculture / James A. Vlasich.
Cultivated landscapes of native North America / William E. Doolittle.
Nature and the environment in pre-Columbian American life / Stacy Kowtko.