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(illustration) Paleoindians bring down big game in the Midwest, just one component in what was likely a varied diet. search for the big game hunters
Archeological findings during the first half of the 20th century in the American West fostered a notion that the first people were predominantly big game hunters roaming the prairies in search of prey. Unfortunately, this interpretation, grafted onto the rest of the continent, skewed ideas of when the newcomers arrived, what route they took, and whether they wiped out large mammals like mastodons. New finds and techniques could clarify these issues. next >>