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Emeritus Prof. Chris Ellis, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Western Ontario.

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Dr. Jonathan Lothrop, Curator of Archaeology, New York State Museum.

http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/research-collections/archaeology/native-american-archaeology/dr-jonathan-lothrop

 

Publication:

Christopher J. Ellis and Jonathan C. Lothrop. 2019. "Early Fluted-biface Variation in Glaciated Northeastern North America", PaleoAmerica 5(2): 121-131.

Most researchers argue that archaeological evidence for the Clovis technological complex, although documented across most of unglaciated North America, is absent in the glaciated Northeast, suggesting that early Paleoindian populations in the latter region were descendent from early Native American peoples associated with Clovis technology. If so, what are the earliest flutedbiface forms in glaciated northeastern North America? To refine developmental and relative chronological relationships of early Paleoindian fluted bifaces in the region, we examine fluted-biface-reduction sequences at the Rogers (Ontario) and West Athens Hill (WAH) (New York) sites, and (2) compare fluted-point samples from early Paleoindian sites in the Northeast and vicinity. For Rogers and WAH, our results document variable frequencies of overshot and overface flaking during fluted-point manufacture – features linked elsewhere to Clovis biface reduction. In addition, analyses identify several early Paleoindian fluted-point samples in the Northeast that bear similarities to Clovis points but differ from, and therefore likely predate Gainey and Gainey-related early Paleoindian point forms in the glaciated Northeast.

 

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Prof. Jack Ives, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Alberta.

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Dr. Gabriel Yanicki, Curator of Western Archaeology, Canadian Museum of History. 

https://www.historymuseum.ca/learn/research/

Assoc. Prof. Kisha Supernant, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Alberta.

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Courtney Lakevold, Archaeological Information Coordinator, Archaeological Survey, Historic Resources Management Branch, Alberta Culture and Tourism.

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Publications:

John W. Ives, Gabriel Yanicki, Kisha Supernant & Courtney Lakevold (2019) Confluences: Fluted Points in the Ice-Free Corridor, PaleoAmerica, 5:2, 143-156, DOI: 10.1080/20555563.2019.1600136

We undertake an expanded analysis of the Western Canadian Fluted Points database. Given clear
evidence of biotic habitability along the entire Corridor by 13,000 years ago, fluted point spatial
clusters likely reflect both Clovis contemporaneous and later fluted point instances. Points were
overwhelmingly fashioned on local toolstones, featuring a bimodal length distribution (larger,
relatively unaltered fluted points versus reworked, smaller fluted points at the end of their use
life), mainly found in dispersed landscape settings rather than major kills or campsites. The
temporal cline from older Clovis forms south of the ice masses to younger fluted points in
Alaska suggests fluted point makers traversing the Corridor eventually met populations bearing
eastern Beringian traditions. Corridor fluted point morphologies may indicate the degree to
which diffusion or demic expansion mediated north-south interactions: deeper bases, parallel
sides and multiple basal thinning flakes reflect intermediate forms similar to Younger Dryas-aged
Alaskan fluted points.

John W. (Jack) Ives. 2015. 'Kinship, Demography, and Paleoindian Modes of Colonization:
Some Western Canadian Perspectives' in Michael David Frachetti & Robert N. Spengler III (eds.) Mobility and Ancient Society in Asia and the Americas: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on “Great Migrations” Held at Columbia University in December 1-2, 2011. Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Unlike many avenues of social science enquiry, the study of variability in human kinship has been
almost uniquely the domain of anthropologists. Kinship provided core subject matter for more than a
century of anthropological thought (Trautmann 2001 ), and until quite recently, important theoretical
trends in anthropology were founded with signifi cant reference to kinship studies. Despite its centrality
as anthropological subject matter, detecting organizing features connected with kinship in archaeological
records or using kin structures in understanding the past have been subsidiary activities in
anthropological archaeology.

 

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