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By Michael Ruggeri | News on the First Americans, who they were, when did they arrive, how did they get here, what is their ancestry

In ancient boulders, new clues about the story of human migration to the Americas: Geologic evidence supports a coastal theory of early settlement

Geologic evidence supports a coastal theory of early settlement<p>A geological study provides compelling evidence to support the hypothesis that ancient …

Glaciers

Direct genetic evidence of founding population reveals story of first Native Americans

Direct genetic traces of the earliest Native Americans have been identified for the first time in a new study. The genetic evidence suggests that …

Bones in Yukon Cave Show Humans in North America 24,000 Years Ago, Study Says

A close look at bones found in a Yukon cave seems to confirm a controversial finding made decades ago, archaeologists say: that humans arrived in …

Ice Age Cave Dwellers in Oregon Lived Among Extinct ‘Stout-Legged’ Horses, Fossils Show

Some of the earliest known inhabitants of the Pacific Northwest lived alongside a now-extinct species of “stout-legged” horse that wasn’t known to …

New study claims the theory of how humans populated America is WRONG: Researchers say travellers could not have passed 'ice-free corridor' earlier than 12,600 years ago

It has long been believed that ancient humans from Siberia trekked over an icy land mass known as the Bering Land Bridge and crossed over a corridor …

16,000-Year-Old Tools Discovered in Texas, Among the Oldest Found in the West

Archaeologists in Texas thought they’d made an important discovery in the 1990s, when they unearthed a trove of stone tools dating back 13,000 years, …

Did humans conquer America 1,500 YEARS earlier than thought? Stone tools found in Florida sinkhole suggest continent's first settlers arrived around 12,500BC, butchered mastodon and may even have kept dogs

They were the original American pioneers, crossing an icy land bridge between Asia and Alaska before spreading across the continent.<p>But stone tools …

Genetic data does not support ancient trans-Atlantic migration, professor says

A few recent publications and documentaries have hypothesized about an ancient trans-Atlantic migration that possibly could mean ancient Europeans or …

Did humans approach the southern tip of South America more than 18,000 years ago?

19 Nov 2015<p>Tom Dillehay has for many years investigated the archaeological remains at Monte Verde, Chile. These provide some of the earliest evidence …

Anthropology

Nearly 9,000 Artifacts Uncovered in California Desert, Spanning 11,500 Years of History

Archaeologists exploring the remote reaches of a military training base in southern California have uncovered nearly 9,000 artifacts that represent …

First humans in Northern North America: 11,500-year-old baby fossils show humans 'paused' as they spread across the globe

DNA analysis of two infants buried in Alaska has shed light on the movement of the first humans in North America.<p>It shows the infants – who had …

Butchered Mammoth Bones Unearthed in Michigan

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN—About 20 percent of an adult male mammoth that lived between 11,700 and 15,000 years ago was excavated by a team from the …

Ann Arbor

MIKE RUGGERI'S PRE-CLOVIS AND CLOVIS NEWS

Native American origins: When the DNA points two ways

This week, two teams of scientists released reports detailing the origins of Native American peoples. Both groups looked at ancient and modern DNA to attempt to learn more about the movements of populations from Asia into the New World, and about how groups mixed once they got here. Both discovered …

Human footprints from B.C. shoreline may be 13,000 years old | The Star

VICTORIA—Evidence of what could be the oldest family camping trip in North America has been discovered below the shoreline of a remote British …

Alaska researchers turn up 12,300-year-old artwork

FAIRBANKS - At the edge of a spruce forest in Interior Alaska, archaeologists have unearthed bone pendants that might be the first examples of …

Q & A with Brian Kooyman on the Wally's Beach site

U of C researchers recently returned to an an archeologically important site in southern Alberta. St. Mary’s Reservoir first launched into the …

Excavation at Oregon site unearths ancient stone tool

Archaeologists unearthed a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in Oregon that could be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.<p>The hand-held scraper was chipped from a piece of orange agate that is not normally found in eastern Oregon. The tool was found about eight …

University of Washington

El primero de nosotros - Revista Qué Pasa

<i>© Vicente Reinamontes</i><p>“Este descubrimiento demuestra que al menos había un grupo que dependía de los recursos marinos hace 11 mil años”, dice Jackson. …

Human remains directly dated to the Pleistocene-Holocene transition support a maritime diet among the first settlers of the Pacific coast of South America

MAI dig suggests human presence at Old Vero Man site

Were he alive today, E.H. Sellards, Florida state geologist in the early 1900s, would likely have reveled in the validation of his controversial …

Manis Mastodon Site

Manis Mastodon Site<p>U.S. National Register of Historic Places<p>Nearest city<p>Sequim, Washington<p>NRHP reference #<p>78002736<p>[1]<p>Added to NRHP<p>March 21, 1978<p>The</b> …

Paleo CSI: Early Hunters Left Mastodon Murder Weapon Behind

A new look at a very old mastodon skeleton has turned up evidence of the first known hunting weapon in North America, a tool made of bone that …

Buttermilk Creek Complex

Location of Salado, Texas<p>Coordinates: Coordinates:<p>Country<p>United States<p>State<p>Texas<p>County<p>Bell<p>Elevation<p>600 ft (183 m)<p>Time zone<p>Central (CST) (UTC-6)<p>• …

Clovis - Early Hunting Colonizers of North America

Clovis is what archaeologists call the oldest widespread archaeological complex in North America. Named after the town in New Mexico near where the …

Original Americans lived near Austin

Texas scientists have found the oldest confirmed site of human habitation in the Americas just north of Austin, where the Edwards Plateau meets the …