prehistory of northern North America as seen from the Yukon by Frederica De Laguna

Cover of: prehistory of northern North America as seen from the Yukon | Frederica De Laguna

Published in Millwood, New York : Kraus Reprint Co .

Written in English

Read online

Subjects:

  • Deg Hit"an Indians -- Antiquities.,
  • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Antiquities.,
  • Alaska -- Antiquities.,
  • Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Frederica De Laguna.
SeriesMemoirs of the Society for American Archaeology -- no. 3, American antiquity -- v. 12, no. 3, pt. 2
ContributionsSociety for American Archaeology.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22152712M

Download prehistory of northern North America as seen from the Yukon

Prehistory of Northern North America As Seen from the Yukan (Memoirs of the Society for American Archaeology) [De Laguna, Frederica] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Prehistory of Northern North America As Seen from the Yukan Cited by: The prehistory of northern North America as seen prehistory of northern North America as seen from the Yukon book the Yukon / Frederica De Laguna.

Format Book Published Menasha, Wis.: Society for American Archaeology, Description x, p.: ill., maps ; 26 cm. Series Memoirs of the Society for American Archaeology no. 3 Notes. Get this from a library.

The prehistory of northern North America as seen from the Yukon. [Frederica De Laguna]. Prehistory of northern North America as seen from the Yukon. Menasha, Wis.: Society for American Archaeology, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All.

Prehistory of Northern North America As Seen from the Yukon. Frederica De Laguna. New York, NY: Kraus Reprint Company. (tDAR id: ). According to English adventurer Michael H. Mason in his book The Arctic Forests, the Gwich’in of Peel River Country in Northern Yukon described the Nakani (or “Mahoni,” as they called them) as “terrible wild men, with red eyes, and of enormous height, completely covered with long hair.”Author: Hammerson Peters.

A Prehistory of North America covers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans.

This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America.5/5(4). “Kutchin Prehistory, As Seen from the Middle Porcupine Drainage, Northern Yukon Territory.” In The Contact History of the Subarctic Athapaskans: An Overview, ed.

Clark. Proceedings Northern Athapaskan Conference,Vol. 1., National Museum of Canada, Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper, No. Yukon History This northern Canadian territory's history is marked by what is often regarded as the world's greatest gold rush.

It is believed that ancestors of the Amerindians crossed a bridge over the Bering Sea from Asia approximat to 25, years ago, establishing the Yukon as the first inhabited region of Canada. The central theme of this book is the Pleistocene archaeology of extreme northeast Asia and northwest North America, the area that during the late Pleistocene made up the Bering Land Bridge.

Most of the contributors to this volume focus on the archaeological record of Beringia proper, but some examine relevant records from neighboring central Book Edition: General. Prehistory of Northern North America As Seen from the Yukon.

Memoirs of the Society for American Archaeology, No. Menasha. Supplement To American Anthropology, Vol No. 3, Part 2, Frederica De Laguna.

New York, NY: Kraus Reprint Company []. (tDAR id: ). The series is also called “North America’s Forgotten Past”. The protagonist of the first book, Wolf Dreamer (or First Man) becomes something of a legend in later books. The later in time the novels go on, the more alteration effect that comes with oral history is apparent to his story.

A close look at bones found in a Yukon cave seems to confirm a controversial finding made decades ago, archaeologists say: that humans arrived in North Amer years earlier than many experts believe.

The bones are the remains of horse, bison, mammoths, and other Ice Age fauna, originally excavated from the Bluefish Caves near the border of Alaska and the Yukon Territory in the s. The genetic prehistory of the New World Arctic Article (PDF Available) in Science () August with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Pre Ice Age Humans in North America. Mainstream acknowledges animals crossed the Bering Strait from Siberia into North America for millions of years. Prehistoric man has always migrated following food sources.

Austin Whittall – Early man in Northern Yukonyears ago. Prehistory of North America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This classic text provides the most authoritative introduction /5(5). History of North America encompasses the past developments of people populating the continent of North it was widely believed that continent first became a human habitat when people migrated across the Bering to 17, years ago, recent discoveries may have pushed those estimates back at least anot years.

Regardless, migrants settled in many locations on the. Alaska and Yukon Explorer – Hiking and Hotel Tour Alaska is a land of trails.

Trapper trails, prospector’s trails, musher’s trails, the trails of famous explorers, and the trails of indigenous traders — all of these trails stitch together an immense landscape of ice-covered mountains, rolling tundra, and. On the other hand, DNA confirmed in that steppe bison survived in the Yukon until only years ago, long after they were thought replaced by modern wood and plains bison in North America.

The giant Pleistocene deer, Megaloceros, survived until years ago in Scotland, the Isle of Man, and northern Siberia. Explore Yukon Territory holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | This vast and thinly populated wilderness, where most four-legged species far outnumber humans, has a grandeur and beauty only appreciated by experience.

Few places in the world today have been so. Prehistory. The earliest inhabitants of North America's central and eastern Arctic are referred to as the Arctic small tool tradition (AST) and existed c.

AST consisted of several Paleo-Eskimo cultures, including the Independence cultures and Pre-Dorset culture. The Dorset culture (Inuktitut: Tuniit or Tunit) refers to the next inhabitants of central and eastern Arctic. Discover 9 hidden attractions, cool sights, and unusual things to do in Yukon Territory from Watson Lake Sign Post Forest to Bicycle Wheel Dome.

For the most exclusive of northern lights trips, book yourself and up to nine of your closest friends at Sheldon Chalet. The luxurious mountain hut is located atop a glacier on a private stretch of Denali (one of Alaska’s jaw-dropping national parks) with a clear view of America’s tallest mountain.

Debuting inthe sleek lodge is nearly carbon-neutral and comes with a concierge. The American lion (Panthera atrox) is an extinct pantherine cat that lived in North America during the Pleistocene epoch aboutto 11, years ago. Its fossils have been excavated from Alaska to Mexico.

Genetic analysis has shown that the American lion and the Late Pleistocene Eurasian cave lion (Panthera spelaea) are sister lineages. It was about 25% larger than the modern lion Family: Felidae. For the town in Oklahoma see Yukon (Oklahoma). The Yukon is one of Canada's three territories located in the North.

Many of the visitors in the Yukon are travelling to Alaska on the Alaska Highway. Towns []. As this area is rather sparsely populated; places that would barely register as a "spot on the map" elsewhere may well be "major towns" in Yukon terminology. Yukon and Alaska Explorer – Hiking and Hotel Tour Yukon is a land of trails.

Trapper trails, prospector’s trails, musher’s trails, the trails of famous explorers, and the trails of indigenous traders—all of these trails stitch together an immense landscape of ice-covered mountains, rolling tundra, and thick coastal forest.

Books shelved as north-american-history: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown, The Inconvenient Indian: A C. Crossing From Asia, the First Americans Rushed Into the Unknown Three new genetic analyses lend detail, and mystery, to the migration of prehistoric humans.

The Woolly Mammoth ate mostly tough tundra plants, such as grasses, twigs, and bark (see the book entitled "Ice Age Mammals of North America", by Ian Lange). It is estimated that an adult Woolly Mammoth could eat as much as consumed kilograms of food each day.

Find a Northern Lights tour that explores Canada. There are 12 tours to choose from, that range in length from 3 days up to 17 days. The most popular month for these tours is March, which has the most tour departures. Find here the best Canada vacations. "I really enjoy my travel. Tour leaders are really friendly and professional/5(7).

antiquity and prehistory of the Americas, study of the origins of the aboriginal peoples of the Americas. Archaeologists believe humans had entered and occupied much of the Americas by the end of the Pleistocene epoch, but the date of their original entry into the Americas is term "Paleo-Indians" is generally used to refer to early Native Americans up through the end of the Ice.

A documentary following a bike ride from the shore of the Arctic Ocean (Northwest Territories, Canada) to British Columbia (Canada) Currently there are 31 episodes complete, covering all of North. Active Pursuits in The Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Canoeing & Dog Sledding If you want to see the land as early explorers and Dene did, try exploring the North.

Forty years have passed since the existence of Northern Archaic (NAT), a cultural tradition in northwestern Alaska distinct from Arctic traditions such as Arctic Small Tool (AST) was proposed. The usefulness and even reality of NAT as originally conceived is revisited here to see if the concept continues to have merit or if it should be Author: Douglas D.

Anderson. If mesmerizing ribbons of colour swirling across the sky sounds like a must-see, we have you covered. Come to the Yukon and experience the northern lights, one of the great natural wonders of the world. In the Yukon, the northern lights can appear as soon as dark night skies begin to return.

That means you’ll often see dancing, shimmering. Humans May Have Arrived in North Amer Years Earlier Than We Thought A 24,year-old horse jawbone is helping rewrite our understanding of human habitation on the continentAuthor: Lorraine Boissoneault.

California and Great Basin archaeologists have long discussed and debated the function of chipped stone crescents found in Terminal Pleistocene and Early Holocene sites in the Far West of North America.

Because they are found over a vast area, in sites occupied over a period spanning at least 4, years (~12,–8, cal BP), it may be that crescents were used for a variety of. The capital city of the Yukon Territory (sinceto the continuing regret of much smaller and isolated Dawson City), Whitehorse will likely have a prominent role in your journey.

The territory's two great highways, the Alaska and the Klondike, cross here; it's a hub for transportation (it was a terminus for the White Pass & Yukon Route. Marsupial `dogs', `bears', `sabre-tooths' and `weasels' of island South America: meet the borhyaenoids This is the story of two continents doing battle, North America versus South America.

It is also a biological mystery. See more. Given its position between North America and Eurasia, Alaska has had a complicated geologic history.

For much of the Paleozoic and Mesozoic Eras, significant parts of this state were underwater, and its climate was lusher and more humid than it is today, making it an ideal home for dinosaurs and marine reptiles; this warming trend reversed itself during the subsequent Cenozoic Era.

A Prehistory of North Americacovers the ever-evolving understanding of the prehistory of North America, from its initial colonization, through the development of complex societies, and up to contact with Europeans. This book is the most up-to-date treatment of the prehistory of North America.10 Mar - Explore samoparker's board "Ice age" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Prehistoric animals, Prehistoric and Prehistoric creatures pins.For further study of projectile point sequences in the northwestern part of North America, see Projectile Point Sequences in Northwestern North America, edited by Roy L.

Carlson and Martin P. R. Magne, particularly Chapter 18 by Gregory Hare, Thomas Hammer, and Ruth Gotthardt, titled “The Yukon Projectile Point Database,” and Chapter 19 by.

15765 views Saturday, November 14, 2020