Bones may rewrite history
John Johnson and Phil Orr discuss their work on the Arlington Springs
Learn more about the research John Johnson is conducting at Santa
Barbara Museum of Natural History.
Islands National Park
Check out this visitor information about the Channel Islands that
lie just off the coast in Southern California.
This site provides a history of the archeological projects Jon Erlandson
has worked on and citations for a number of scientific papers.
Center for the Study of
the First Americans - Colonization Models
Learn about the various hypotheses for colonization of the Americas
with Smithsonian Paleo-
Anthropologist Dennis Stanford
This article from the Smithsonian provides an overview of the evidence
that the Clovis people were not the first Americans. It includes
an extensive bibliography for further reading.
of Land Management - Archaeology
Check out this site for a list of the areas of archaeological interest
all across the country managed by the BLM. You can plan your own
Here's a photo of a recreation of the way a Clovis point would be
attached to the reloadable spears hunters used.
Read about this Clovis site in Texas where Michael Collins is working.
Lots of pictures of artifacts and excavators.
Topper Site: Beyond Clovis at Allendale
This article describes Al Goodyear's work at the Topper site in
South Carolina. His finds are pushing the date for the first Americans
further back in time.
Museum of Nature and Science
Steve Holen is the Curator of Archaeology at the Museum. Find out
more about their collections at this site.
Mammoth Archaeological Project
Learn about the work being done by the state of Alaska at this site
that has produced artifacts similar to Siberian and Russian sites.
This is where Chuck Holmes and David Yesner have been excavating.
This site has a few nice pictures of typical Solutrean points. The
Solutreans are the people Dennis Stanford believes may have come
from Southern Europe to North America perhaps 18,000 years ago.
Creek Small Boat Shop
boatbuilder Robert Morris runs this shop in Vancouver. He constructed
a skin-on-frame umiak for Frontiers.
Ice-Free Corridor Revisited
This article by Lionel Jackson describes the latest theories about
the extent of the ice sheets in North America around the time people
are imagined to have walked down from Beringia to the rest of the
Beringia Interpretive Centre
This museum in Whitehorse Canada has information about Beringia
and the flora and fauna of thousands of years ago.
This artist painted several pictures of ice age beasts used in "Coming
Into America." Check out some of his other works.
Check out some other works by the artist who created Frontiers'
scene of the mammoth hunt.