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Diversity of Native American Life PALEOINDIAN refers to the early inhabitants of the American Continent “THE NEW WORLD” Recognized by the presence of specific spear point types, knows as “fluted” Dates for this style range from 11,000 to 9,000 years ago
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CLOVIS: bands of big-game hunters Spread across North America Distinctive regional types of Paleoindian points Folsom points are found on the Great Plains
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Archaic Period Parallels the Mesolithic in Europe but is referred to as the Archaic period in the New World 6,000- 1,000 B.C. (up to 3,000 years ago) Follows the Paleo-Indian period Hunter/Gathers in West Agriculturalists in Southwest Great Plains-bison hunting Subsistence reflects environment
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Archaic Period Cultigens are eventually added to the repertoire Then agriculture, which takes place at different places during different time,
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Unformatted text preview: exotic plants such as maize are traded in the later archaic More complex social organization begins, trade networks, etc. Hierarchical Political Organization In the period following the archaic and prior to contact many areas of North America hierarchical political systems formed None ever reached the populations density of the city-states in Mesoamerica Pre-History vs. Pre-Contact Prehistory refers to life before written documentation In the New World it traditionally refers to life before the inhabitants of the Old World arrive Which in reality isnt Pre-History, its James Chatters 1996 Kennewick, Washington La Jolla Mastodon ivory carved fresh-found in a Florida river The Mastodon died out over 13, 000 years ago. . 830 yr. old Nevada Spirit Cave...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ANTH 349 taught by Professor Mayes during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.

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