Science: Sandia Man

The family of primates called man reached human status in Asia, Africa, or Europe (possibly in all three), came relatively late to North America. Scattered fossils of individuals—notably the famed "Minnesota Maid" who apparently fell or was thrown into a Glacial Period lake —have been dated as having lived 10,000 to 20,000 years ago. But even this modest antiquity has been denied by the Smithsonian Institution's doughty Ales Hrdlicka. Until recently the earliest known American "culture" was that of mysterious Folsom Man, whose first tools and campsites were encountered near Folsom, N....

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