Prerequisites: Nil.

Cannot be held with: 68:290.

This course presents a broad survey of the people of the New World from 40,000 years ago to the early European settlement period. Environmental adaptations, patterns of social interaction and technological developments are discussed in relation to specific regions including the Arctic, Plains, Parklands, Central America and the Andean Highlands. Special emphasis will be placed upon aspects of interaction between Plains and Eastern Woodland groups and the implication for Manitoba Prehistory.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 12:342, 12:353, 12:392.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 12:290 in the BU Course Transfer Database.