Category Archives: First Americans

Indian Reservations in the US Today

Here is a map of the US with all of the Indian Reservations included. Click to enlarge and you can zoom in for greater detail. It’s interesting to see that much of the state of Oklahoma is still Indian Reservation. … Continue reading

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New Evidence about the First Americans

Interesting article challenging a lot of the traditional ideas about the time frame of the Land Bridge Theory. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/20/opinion/sunday/who-arrived-in-the-americas-first.html?src=me&ref=general  

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Indian Reservations in the US Today

Normally when we see a map of the United States we see all of the territory as if it is all equally a part of the United States but there are many parts that are Indian reservations that are recognized … Continue reading

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New theories on early human migration

We learned earlier in the year about the theories of when humans first move out of Africa and start to populate the other continents.  This is an interesting article on new findings that change the time frame of what historians … Continue reading

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Genetic Research Map

This is a picture of one of the slides I included in my powerpoint from class.  It is an interesting map based on the genetic research done on modern day living humans.  This shows the main genetic groups, where they … Continue reading

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Ancient African Discovery of America

There is another theory based on the discovery of massive stone heads on the coast of Central America that date back to around 1500 BC-400 BC, that Africans may have come to America.  The heads may appear to have African … Continue reading

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Oldest Fossils in the Americas

Here is an interesting webpage that describes the oldest fossils found in the Americas.  Follow the links across the top to see information about the different fossils, where they were found, and what they tell us.  What’s interesting is how … Continue reading

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