Paisley Five Mile Point Caves, Oregon - Earliest humans in North America?

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PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A network of caves in rural Oregon may be the oldest site of human habitation in the Americas, suggesting an ancient human population reached what is now the United States at the end of the last Ice Age, Oregon officials said on Friday.

That realization prompted the U.S. National Park service to add the Paisley Five Mile Point Caves to its list of nationally important archaeological and historical sites, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department said in a statement.
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/03/us-usa-caves-oregon-idUSKCN0HS21020141003

http://pages.uoregon.edu/ftrock/paisley_caves_description.php [Broken]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paisley_Caves
 
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Wouldn't the oldest remains likely be somewhere in Alaska where natives came down from?
 
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The Solutrean hypothesis, pre-Clovis evidence and the Topper site in Allendale, SC suggest otherwise.

A sponsor of the Topper dig is an acquaintance and her personal photographer is a close friend.
 

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