April 26, 2023
In the Latest Issue of Mammoth Trumpet
The April Mammoth Trumpet is published! Read part 2 of our White Sands story, take a visit to Cooper’s Ferry where Clovis is not first in line, read about sedimentary ancient DNA, and more. Subscribe today so you don’t miss out.
March 24, 2023
New Center Book!
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, […]
January 20, 2023
In The Latest Issue of Mammoth Trumpet
Take care and read your Mammoth Trumpet! The Winter Mammoth Trumpet has published! Learn more about the White Sands footprints, early tobacco use in North America, populating South America via the Pacific coast, Guadalupe Sánchez and her desert culture studies, and much more. The Mammoth Trumpet is produced four times a year and has been […]
October 21, 2022
In The Latest Issue of Mammoth Trumpet
Take care, be well and read your Mammoth Trumpet! The Fall Mammoth Trumpet has published! Paleocoastal living on the Pacific (California) shore meant enjoying a bounty of food on Santarosae Island, a short boat ride away. We travel to Owl Ridge, Alaska, a site occupied for thousands of years. You can’t mention Paleoindian archaeology in […]
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 […]
January 12, 2021
New From Peopling of the Americas Publications!
Dolní Vestonice–Pavlov Explaining Paleolithic Settlements in Central Europe By Jirí A. Svoboda Perhaps the oldest modern human settlement in Europe, the archaeological site at Dolní Věstonice–Pavlov, located in the rolling, forested plains just north of the Danube River, has yielded a treasure trove of Ice Age artifacts since its first excavation in 1924. Being gifted […]
July 30, 2020
New! Index of Mammoth Trumpet Archives
The Center for the Study of the First Americans is pleased to announce a master index for all Mammoth Trumpets published thru 2018! You can look up by site, by archaeologist name, region, and topics. The index will be updated as new archives are posted. We also have a master table of contents for you […]
October 24, 2019
Publish in PaleoAmerica and Make an Impact!
The Center’s journal, PaleoAmerica has a new Impact Score of 1.56 SJR: 0.98 Congratulations Ted Goebel, Editor-in-Chief! CSFA members can subscribe to the journal at the member’s only yearly price of $22 for online, electronic access, and $35 for printed issues.Visit our Join/Renew page for more information. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript, […]
May 4, 2018
Clovis Mammoth Butchery: The Lange/Ferguson Site and Associated Bone Tool Technology
Thirteen millennia ago, in a small creek valley in western South Dakota, two mammoths perished. The mammoths, an adult and a juvenile, likely a cow and calf pair, died at the edge of an ancient pond. The Lange/Ferguson site is the earliest dated archaeological site in South Dakota and one of the few North American […]
October 26, 2017
Human Dispersal from Siberia to Beringia: Assessing a Beringian Standstill in Light of the Archaeological Evidence
A new article in Current Anthropology, “Human Dispersal from Siberia to Beringia: Assessing a Beringian Standstill in Light of the Archaeological Evidence” by Kelly Graf and Ian Buvit in which they present an overview of the Siberian and Beringian Upper Paleolithic records and discuss them in the context of a Beringian Standstill. They report that not […]