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a member of the Paleo-American peoples who were the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America during the late Pleistocene epoch

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And after I became a curator at the ROM, I buried myself in the past for nearly three decades, searching the beginning of the archaeological record for traces of the first people to occupy Ontario at the end of the Ice Age--hunter-gatherers, called Early Paleo-Indians, who lived some 11,000 years ago.
For starters, there's the display of artifacts from the Paleo-Indian Period, which was 8,500-11,000 years ago.
We do argue, however, that analysis of sites such as those we report here offers the first and perhaps the best opportunity for quantitative assessment of the impact of Paleo-Indian hunting practices.
Exhibits at the Fort Collins Museum tell the region's history: from its early days as a Paleo-Indian campsite; to 1864, when the Army built a fort to protect travelers on the Overland Trail; and up to the post-World War II boom days.
Shortly before construction, PNGTS archeology contractors discovered what may prove to be one of the oldest Paleo-Indian sites in the Northeast.
Late Paleo-Indian occupations at Baker's Cave, southwestern Texas.
Researchers Find Unexpected Abundance of Unique Maternal Genetic Lines for Paleo-Indian Groups Who First Populated American Continents
The baby was covered in red ochre and buried on a hillside along with more than 100 stone and bone tools characteristic of Clovis people, a Paleo-Indian culture that was widespread in North America at the time.
A full-time archaeologist after retiring as a government contractor, Hranicky specializes in the Paleo-Indian period, but has studied, taught, and written on all facets of American archaeology.
Shott and Wright (1999), however, suggest that these reports are preliminary and that the importance of mastodonts in the Paleo-Indian economy remains unknown.
From Kostenki to Clovis: Upper Paleolithic Paleo-Indian adaptations: 279-92.
The study, "Distinctive Paleo-Indian Migration Routes from Beringia Marked by Two Rare MtDNA Haplogroups," was published online today by Current Biology and will be the cover story for the print version on Jan.
More convincing is their demonstration that already during Paleo-Indian times hunter-gatherers were having a significant impact on the landscape.
TOP 10 DISCOVERIES OF 2008 Archaeology selects the most exciting stories of the year, from colossal Roman statues, to Paleo-Indian poop, to a Peruvian masked mummy.
While most of the material originated at a 2004 symposium, there are additional chapters on coastal paleoenvironments, Paleo-Indian technologies, and DNA.