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These early Palaeo-Indians soon spread throughout the Americas, diversifying into many hundreds of culturally distinct nations and tribes.
By 8,000 BC the North American climate was similar to today's.
The Clovis culture ranged over much of North America and also appeared in South America.
The culture is identified by the distinctive Clovis point, a flaked flint spear-point with a notched flute, by which it was inserted into a shaft.
A study published in 2012 gives genetic backing to the 1986 theory put forward by linguist Joseph Greenberg that the Americas must have been populated in three waves, based on language differences Numerous Palaeo-Indian cultures occupied North America, from around the Great Plains and Great Lakes of the modern United States of America and Canada, as well as adjacent areas to the West and Southwest.
According to the oral histories of many of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, they had been living on this continent since their genesis, as described by a wide range of traditional creation stories.
It is certain that we lost much in the process of 'conversion' and 'assimilation' of the American Indians, but undoubtedly greater was the chance to witness (and learn from) a human culture that had managed to develop a philosophy and traditions in harmony with the rhythms of the natural world, offering an ecological case-study without comparison.
The following are some of the better known cultures that existed before Columbus' arrival in 1492. Artefacts from this culture were first excavated in 1932 near Clovis, New Mexico.Age 51 From London, United Kingdom Online - 2 days ago Woman Seeking Man (1 Miles Away) My favourite thing to do is giggle, love banter as well as deep convos.