Anthropology 201 Handout 6 –NOVA: America’s Stone Age Explorers “NOVA: America’s Stone Age Explorers” We will be introducing the topic of the peopling of the Americas with a Nova documentary on the subject. For the most part, this is an excellent film but it considers for too long the “Solutrean Hypothesis” – that people from Upper Paleolithic Europe migrated to the Americas and were responsible for the Clovis culture. Very few professional archaeologists actually subscribe to the hypothesis and most
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Americas, Clovis culture, Stone Age Explorers, Meadowcroft Rockshelter Monte, Upper Paleolithic Europe, relatively recent documentary