Friday Jul 18
The Fresno Bee
Pinedale History project to honor Ambassador Phillip V. Sanchez on his 85th birthday
The son of Mexican migrant workers, Sanchez grew up in Pinedale and ascended to become the first Hispanic-American to serve in a presidential administration, as director of the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity, from 1971 to 1973.
The Strangest Beast on the First Americans' Menu
An early ancestor of the elephant and an early ancestor of modern humans lived together in North America.
Gomphothere roamed North America 13,000 years ago and was hunted by Clovis
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New fossil find suggests Clovis culture may have originated in Mexico
A clear quartz Clovis point found near the bone bed at El Fin del Mundo. Although very difficult to shape into a tool, quartz was used by Clovis tool makers at several sites.
Bad Astronomy Blog
Earliest Americans May Have Hunted Elephant Ancestor
The site is called the "end of the world," but for archaeologists, it's just the beginning of a new chapter in understanding the origin and activities of the earliest Americans.
Las Cruces Sun-News
NMSU Feature: Clovis farm manager sees future of dry land agriculture
Aaron Scott has been the farm manager at the New Mexico State University's Agricultural Science Center at Clovis for 10 years.