One of the oldest confirmed pre-Clovis sites in the Americas, Monte Verde is located on the far southern tip of Chile and South America and caused researchers to challenge assumptions and come up with new ways people could have entered the Americas.
She broke assumptions about the earliest peopling of the Americas and probably died in a lake. Minnesota Woman gave up only some of her secrets and could have given up more had she been properly excavated.
On today's episode we learn about Cactus Hill in Virginia. It's rich site with controversial evidence of human occupation going back up to 20,000 years. Take a listen and form your own opinions.
- Cactus Hill Archaeological Site