The Younger Dryas lasted a thousand years and coincided with the extinction of mammoths and other great beasts and the disappearance of the Paleo-Indian
Our new data compel Paleo-Indian
researchers to think more broadly about the age and origins of Clovis technology.
Archaeologists report findings from one of the bison bone sites in Wyoming, where a bison trap was operated about 10,000 years ago by a Paleo-Indian
group whose apparent cultural affiliations were the Hell Gap complex.
Thus, one of the authors (LN) remembers that in 1966, in the context of the International Congress of Americanists, in Mar del Plata, he had the opportunity of meeting the Evanses, along with Julio Montane, with whom they had already been in contact in relation to the Tagua Tagua Paleo-Indian
site (Montane 1968).
This comes three years after divers found what they believe were once boulder-lined "drive lanes"--used by Paleo-Indian
hunters to direct caribou to slaughter--in the same vicinity.
And while no Early Paleo-Indian
sites have been found in northeast Asia (the culture apparently having developed in North America), Paleo-Indian
stone tool technology has a Eurasian Upper Paleolithic look to it.
Some are casts of authentic early Paleo-Indian
excavations," Pfeiffer said.
The famous Serpent Mound paleo-Indian
effigy lies inside a 5-mile (8 km) impact feature of the same name.
The park is both a natural area--contained within a rare plateau in the Arkansas River Valley, cloven by a rugged canyon containing a 70-foot-high waterfall--and a place rich in archeological heritage, with artifacts dating back to Paleo-Indian
times (9,500 BC-8,000 BC).
The organization of the book is chronological, covering from Paleo-Indian
days to the present.
In partnership with his wife Elizabeth (Betty) Seabury Mitchell, John amassed a remarkable collection reflecting the breadth of his interests ranging from earliest Paleo-Indian
to contemporary from traditional to unusual and covering almost all of the tribes of North America.
Adovasio whacked Fiedel as "a previously little known archaeologist now working for a private salvage archaeology firm" who "has no field experience in Paleo-Indian
sites or complex late Pleistocene or Holocene sites" and "has published one rarely used prehistory textbook but otherwise has no apparent credentials.