- Plano cultures
The Plano cultures is a name given by
archaeologists to a group of disparate hunter-gatherercommunities that occupied the Great Plainsarea of North Americabetween 9000 BCand 6000 BC.
They are characterised by a range of
projectile pointtools collectively called Plano points and generally hunted bisonalthough their diets also included pronghorn antelope, elk, deer, raccoonand coyote. By the beginning of the Archaic Era they had begun to adopt a more varied, sedentary approach to subsistence.
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