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Friday, November 9, 2012

The Peopling of the Americas: New Evidence, Old Controversies - November 27th

William A. Fox: "The Peopling of the Americas: New Evidence, Old

Who Were the First Americans?

On Nov. 27, 2012, at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Peterborough, William
Fox will provide members of the public with an opportunity to hear some
recent, and surprising, answers to this question.

"For the last fifty years," he hinted, "we got it wrong."

Mr. Fox is an adjunct professor in the Anthropology Graduate Program at
Trent University. He is also a widely respected Canadian archaeologist
contributions to the field have recently been recognized by the Ontario
Archaeology Society, which awarded him the J. Norman Emerson Medal.

In his presentation, "The Peopling of the Americas: New Evidence, Old
Controversies", Bill will explore recent archaeological findings that have
led to bold new theories about the human presence in the Americas.

Members of the public are invited to this special meeting of the
Peterborough Chapter of the OAS, which is made possible, in part, through a
City of Peterborough Community grant.

His presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. There is no charge. Please use the
Water St. entrance. Members of the public interested in learning more about
the work of the local chapter are invited to visit the group's website at:

Membership information and application forms are available on line or
directly from Harry Johnson, the chapter treasurer, at

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