The timing and effect of the earliest human arrivals in North America

@article{BecerraValdivia2020TheTA,
  title={The timing and effect of the earliest human arrivals in North America},
  author={L. Becerra-Valdivia and T. Higham},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2020},
  pages={1-5}
}
  • L. Becerra-Valdivia, T. Higham
  • Published 2020
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • The peopling of the Americas marks a major expansion of humans across the planet. However, questions regarding the timing and mechanisms of this dispersal remain, and the previously accepted model (termed ‘Clovis-first’)—suggesting that the first inhabitants of the Americas were linked with the Clovis tradition, a complex marked by distinctive fluted lithic points 1 —has been effectively refuted. Here we analyse chronometric data from 42 North American and Beringian archaeological sites using a… CONTINUE READING
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