The Paleo Indians were hunters and gatherers, so their food consisted of what they found where they were living, including fish, birds, small game, fruits and berries. Some Paleo Indians lived in productive areas allowin... More » Food Food Facts Food History

Stone projectile points are among the most common artifacts found from the time of the Paleo Indians. These projectile points were beautifully carved and attached into the ends of spear shafts. More » History Prehistory

The houses of Paleo Indians were often temporary structures built from wood, stones and brush. The houses had a circular form and they consisted of poles leaning in at the top. More » History Modern History US History
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