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The Department of Anthropology Center for the Study of the First Americans is becoming part of the College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2022.

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Join in the Exploration!

Posted May 27, 2022

Happy Summer! 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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In The Latest Issue of Mammoth Trumpet

Posted April 1, 2022

Take care, be well and read your Mammoth Trumpet! The April Mammoth Trumpet has published! The dog days of….Spring? The April Mammoth Trumpet is all about the dogs. Learn about the First Americans’ traveling companions and their origins. Also, read more about the fossilized footprints at White Sands National Park, as well as our spotlight […]

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New Book!

Posted January 31, 2022

New from the Peopling of the Americas Publications. Combining underwater archaeology, terrestrial archaeology, and ethnographic and historical research, The Architecture of Hunting investigates the creation and use of hunting architecture by hunter-gatherers. Using examples of hunting architecture from across the globe and how they influence forager mobility, territoriality, property, leadership, and labor aggregation, Ashley Lemke […]