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Dennis Stanford has been the director of the Paleoindian/Paleoecology program at the National Museum of Natural History for 40 years. He’s become a leading proponent of an idea that is making waves in Anthropology: that North America was populated by the migration of pre-Clovis cultures from Europe. Stanford is the keynote speaker 7:30 PM Sat Aug 17, at the Rasmuson Center, as part of the 2013 Paths Across the Pacific Conference. With KCAW’s Robert Woolsey.
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Stanford: Prehistoric European cultures migrated by boat to America
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