Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Archeological Tidbit

Seems the Last Ice Age left a livable coastal zone across the northern arc of the Pacific basin.

I wonder if his name is Pete. 
The oral history of the Heiltsuk Nation, an Aboriginal group based on the Central Coast of British Columbia, tells of a coastal strip of land that did not freeze during the ice age, making it a place of refuge for early inhabitants of the territory. As Roshini Nair reports for the CBC, a recent archaeological discovery attests to an ancient human presence in the area associated with the tradition. While digging on British Columbia’s Triquet Island, archaeologists unearthed a settlement that dates to the period of the last ice age.

Full story at Smithsonian

The poppy is yuuuge!


Lawyerliz said...


Lawyerliz said...

Ok, how about a post which fosters conversation?