Coming into the Country: Early Paleoindian Hunting and Mobility

@article{Kelly1988ComingIT,
  title={Coming into the Country: Early Paleoindian Hunting and Mobility},
  author={Robert L. Kelly and Lawrence C. Todd},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  year={1988},
  volume={53},
  pages={231 - 244}
}
Hunter-gatherer adaptations to long-term fluctuations in regional resource structure require mechanisms to cope with periodic subsistence stresses. Among documented groups, a common response to such stress is temporary movement into adjacent occupied areas-moving in with "relatives" when things go wrong. However, in the case of early (ca. 12,000-10,000 B.P.) Paleoindian groups in the Americas, the availability of neighboring groups with a detailed knowledge of local resource geography could not… 
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