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Prehistoric Human Arrival to North America

Prehistoric Human Arrival to North America

PREHISTORIC CHILD UNEARTHED FROM ANCIENT ALASKAN FIRE PIT A new archaeological site in Alaska unearthed the oldest human remains discovered by scientists in North America. The site was an ancient fire pit within an ancient dwelling in Upward Sun River near the Tanana River in central Alaska. The skeletal remains appeared to belong to a 3-year-old child cremated some 11,500 years ago. Radiocarbon dating of the wood at the burial site coincided with that date, which was about the same time that…

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