Unformatted text preview: Indians were constantly on the move, using a portable toolkit that included bone cordage, stone and wood artifacts. The hunters would travel great distances for tool making stone carrying it in core form that they would later use to make finely pressure flaked projectile points. The finished spears were mounted in wood or bone shafts set on the end of spear shafts. In Alaska the Broken Mammoth, Dry Creek, and Mesa artifacts include bifaces and other items that are reminiscent of early Paleo-Indian points and tools from temperate North America. Few well documented sites contemporary with Clovis are known from South America. Two sites o the southern Peruvian coast were occupied by broad spectrum hunter gatherers as early as 9200 to about 7000 B.C. from late Paleo-Indian burials on the coast date to between 8500 and 6500 B.C....
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2011 for the course ANTH 277 taught by Professor Carolkrol during the Fall '10 term at Aquinas.
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