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From: "Morning Star, Wampanoag/Cherokee" <>
Subject: [NativeAmericanDelmarva] Site Sheds Light On Human Arrival
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 12:33:10 -0400
ALLENDALE, S.C. (AP) - Some chipped tools and stone flakes found on a hill
above a remote and wooded stretch of the Savannah River may show humans
arrived in America about 3,000 years earlier than first thought.
Researchers have generally accepted that the first humans came to America as
primitive hunters from Asia 12,000 years ago. But the South Carolina finds
are the latest evidence that the continent was inhabited 15,000 years ago,
well before the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000 years ago.
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