ANTH Lecture 9 - PreClovisorPrepaleoindian

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Pre-Clovis or Prepaleoindian *18,000-11,500 ya ( no Neanderthals in Americas)  4 possible explanations to the Pre-Clovis Paradox 1. from South East Asia 2. from Europe (?Solutrean) 3. Barengia “ice free” corridor 4. Australia   South America this also fits Johanna Nichols linguistic theory of 4 possible migrations 1. Australia 20kya 2 + 3. Pacific Rim and Asia > 12 ky 4. Northeast Asia (Eskimo, Aluet, Preclovis, before height of glaciation) Climate Change: 1. Pleistocene  16-10kya -cool and dry with less seasonal variation 2. Holocene -10kya to now - modern climate and regular communities, warmer and seasonal variation
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Beringia: 1. 75-45 kya 2. 25-11 kya *34 million km—2 types of tundra The Prehistoric Native Americans- Part 1 Pre-Clovis Paradox: where did all of these people actually come from? What we know today: Pleistocene: 1.6 mya-10,000 BP Most recent (Wisonsin) Glacian: begins 75,000 BP Asian Land Bridge (Beringia): fully emerged 40,000 BP
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ANTH Lecture 9 - PreClovisorPrepaleoindian

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