Beringia and the global dispersal of modern humans

  title={Beringia and the global dispersal of modern humans},
  author={J. Hoffecker and S. Elias and D. O'Rourke and G. Scott and N. Bigelow},
  journal={Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues},
  • J. Hoffecker, S. Elias, +2 authors N. Bigelow
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues
  • Until recently, the settlement of the Americas seemed largely divorced from the out‐of‐Africa dispersal of anatomically modern humans, which began at least 50,000 years ago. Native Americans were thought to represent a small subset of the Eurasian population that migrated to the Western Hemisphere less than 15,000 years ago. Archeological discoveries since 2000 reveal, however, that Homo sapiens occupied the high‐latitude region between Northeast Asia and northwest North America (that is… CONTINUE READING
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