“Gone to Texas” 15,000 years ago

A Clovis pointA story in Science magazine report the result of a study that uncovered evidence that about 15,500 years ago there were human inhabitants near Buttermilk Creek (North of Austin).

Within the scientific community is considered especially important because for years the consensus had been that  Clovis hunters were the first people to get to America about 13,000 years ago. These early Texans crafted simple tools that are distinct from the hunting tools used by the Clovis people. They lived off the nearby water supply, complained about the weather, and debated building a border wall to keep the Clovis people out.

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