Material culture across the Aleutian archipelago.

  title={Material culture across the Aleutian archipelago.},
  author={Virginia L Hatfield},
  journal={Human biology},
  volume={82 5-6},
The material evidence from sites across the Aleutian Islands reflects colonization events, subsequent adaptations, and influxes of ideas and/or people from the east. The occurrence in the eastern Aleutians of bifacial technology around 7000 BP, of artifacts similar to the Arctic Small Tool tradition between 4000 and 3500 BP, and of slate and jet objects around 1000 BP reflects repeated surges of influence or movement of peoples from further east into the eastern end of the chain. In the central… CONTINUE READING

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