Collection Description

Tradition Name

Proto-Athapaskans

Tradition Description

The Proto-Athapaskans were mobile hunters and gatherers living in the central portions of the contemporary Canadian provinces of Yukon and British Columbia and adjacent areas of central Alaska--the areas inhabited historically by Northern Athapaskans. The Proto-Athapaskan tradition is from 2000-150 BP (1-1850 AD). Settlement pattern is of dispersed hunting camps and fishing sites. Winter sites include evidence of semisubterranean houses.

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Region

North America --Arctic and Subarctic

Countries

Canada

United States

OWC Code

ND50

Number of Documents

32

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Number of Pages

1280

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