Early Northwest Coast

Pebble Tool Tradition
  • Peter N. Peregrine


relative time period: Follows the Late Paleo-Indian tradition in the region, precedes the Middle Northwest Coast tradition


Mercury Beach Hunt Fishing Pebble 

Suggested Readings

  1. Borden Charles (1975). Origins and Development of Early Northwest Coast Culture to about 3000 B.C Mercury Series 45. Ottawa:National Museum of Man.Google Scholar
  2. Carlson, Catherine (1979). “The Early Component at Bear Cove.” Canadian Journal of Archaeology 3: 177–194.Google Scholar
  3. Carlson, Roy (1990). “Cultural Antecedents.” In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 7: Northwest Coast, ed. W. Suttles. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 60–69.Google Scholar
  4. Carlson, Roy, and Luke Dalla Bona, eds. (1996). Early Human Occupation in British Columbia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.Google Scholar
  5. Fladmark, Knut (1990). Prehistory of British Columbia. Ottawa: National Museum of Man.Google Scholar
  6. Matson, R. G. (1976). The Glenrose Cannery Site. Mercury Series 52. Ottawa: National Museum of Man.Google Scholar
  7. Matson, R. G., and G. Coupland (1995). Prehistory of the Northwest Coast. San Deigo: Academic Press.Google Scholar

Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter N. Peregrine
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyLawrence UniversityAppletonUSA

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