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46 Eastern North America: archaeology and linguistics

Prehistory

Part II: Holocene migrations

  1. Dean R. Snow

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm846

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Snow, D. R. 2013. 46 Eastern North America: archaeology and linguistics. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

The Eastern Woodlands and Great Plains of North America witnessed the migrations of both agriculturalist and hunter-gatherer populations during the past three thousand years, although correlations with the histories of language families such as Iroquoian and Siouan only came into focus during the past millennium.

Keywords:

  • archaeology;
  • New World prehistory;
  • Holocene