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Glen Canyon Lecture Series

  • Coconino Community College 475 South Lake Powell Boulevard Page, AZ, 86046 United States (map)

Paleoamerican is a classification term given to the first peoples who entered, and subsequently inhabited, the Americas during the final glacial episodes of the late Pleistocene period. Evidence suggests big-animal hunters crossed the Bering Strait from Asia into America over a land and ice bridge. This bridge existed between 45,000– 12,000 BCE. Small isolated groups of hunter-gatherers migrated alongside herds of large herbivores far into Alaska. From c. 16,500 – c. 13,500 BCE, ice-free corridors developed along the Pacific coast and valleys of North America.

Dr. Dudley Gardner is a researcher and Provost of Coconino Community College.

Earlier Event: January 15
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Later Event: April 21
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