Treeless plains characterized by permafrost conditions that support the growth of shallow-rooted vegetation such as grasses and mosses
Paleo-Indian archaeological complex of the southern Great Plains, around 12,500 ya, during which long-fluted projectile points used for hunting now-extinct bison.
(neo, meaning "new," and lith, meaning "stone") New Stone Age; period of farmers
North American archaeological complex characterized by distinctive fluted projectile points, dating roughly 13,500-13,000 ya; once widely believed to be representative of specialized big game hunters, who may have driven many late Pleistocene species into extinction.
Bones found in Washington in 1996
skeleton washed up on a river, pointed stone in hip
Supported hypothesis of Bering Land Bridge
native american tribes argued based on NAGPRA laws, but lost.. scientists studied the bones
Preserved fecal material, which can be studied for what the contents reveal about diet and health.