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Child's Cremation Site Reveals Domestic Life in Paleoindian Alaska

February 24, 2011

trench connecting both areas of the site Scientists have discovered the cremated skeleton of a Paleoindian child in the remains of an 11,500-year-old house in central Alaska. The finding reveals a slice of domestic life that has been missing from the record of the region's early people, who were among the first to colonize the Americas. The discovery appears in the Feb. 25 issue of the journal Science, which is published by AAAS, the nonprofit science society. Full Story

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