Meltzer, David J. Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
- Arrival in America
- North and South America
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The oldest archeological cultures of the New World, the ancestors of modern Native Americans. The Paleoindian colonizing populations of the Americas were Homo sapiens sapiens who arrived during the late Pleistocene (Ice Age) from Asia, though precisely when, and whether in a single or multiple pulses of migration, are not yet known.
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