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New Center Book!

Posted March 24, 2023

Large-Scale Traps of the Great Basin By Bryan Hockett and Eric Dillingham Contributions by Clifford Alpheus Shaw and Mark O’Brien This important new research from Bryan Hockett and Eric Dillingham examines the archaeological evidence for large-scale traps over the past 9,000 years in North America’s Great Basin. The authors provide field identification methods, hard data, […]

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Posted March 1, 2023

Happy Spring! The Center for the Study of the First Americans is the premier research organization dedicated to understanding the Ice Age peopling of the Americas. One of the reasons is because of Center members and we sincerely appreciate them! Center member support is crucial to research, education, public outreach, and vital to our mission […]

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New Study of the 13,900-year-old Osseous Point, Washington

Posted February 6, 2023

New study by Center Director Michael Waters and his coauthors of the 13,900-year-old osseous point embedded in the rib of the Manis Mastodon, Washington was just published in the journal Science Advances.  Click here to read the open access article.