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Among the three waves of migration to the New World, what was the second group to...
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First, we must acknowledge that this question presupposes that the three-wave theory of migration to the Americas is correct. This is a theory that remains very controversial.
According to the three-wave theory of migration to the Americas, there was a second wave of migration that arrived in the Americas about 12,000 years ago. This group is called the Na-Dene. It may be that it was this group that brought the Clovis culture that was once thought to be the first Native American culture. The descendants of the Na-Dene are thought to live today in the Southwestern United States, in Alaska and Northwestern Canada, and in some places along the West Coast of the continental US.
Posted by pohnpei397 on April 4, 2012 at 5:44 AM (Answer #1)
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