Native American Migration Essay

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This phenomenal event called the “Possible migration of ancient people’’; took place because of a large land mass the “Bering Straits.” This landmass was located on the western side of Alaska and is now presently known as “Beringia.” This land bridge is the reason Asia and North America was once connected around the time of 1400 BC; causing the astonishing migrations of the first Native American Tribes to occur. This migration involved the settlement of Native Americans in the Northern, Central, and Southern Regions. José de Acosta was a Jesuit missionary, that wrote about the migration to the “New World” from the little evidence left behind by the roaming tribes anytime between 14,000 -15,000 BC. It is believed that the early people of the Americas came from Asia in search of food and…show more content…
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