10,000-year-old campsite found in New Brunswick

Published on July 26th, 2011 | by Admin


An ancient campsite has been found in New Brunswick that proves First Nations people move through the area when portions of it was still under ice.

“We had individual spear points that we knew were that old. But it’s just we never had the sites to give us contextual information — like what people were eating, how they were living, the structures they may have been living in, what the population size may have been,” he said.

The site where the artifacts were discovered was intended to be the eastbound lanes of a new highway.(Courtesy of Bruce Templeton) “That’s the real exciting part about this site.”

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Story: CBC News | Photo: Bruce Templeton

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