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Canada

Canada First human settlement Stats

Date:

25,000-40,000 BP

Definitions

  • Notes: Description of the first known or suspected human settlement within each geographic location listed. For the date or period of the described settlement, please refer to the according date stat.
  • Place: Location of the first known or suspected human settlement in each country.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Notes Human-worked mammoth bone flakes found at Bluefish Caves, Yukon, are much older than the stone tools and animal remains at Haida Gwaii in British Columbia (10-12,000 BP) and indicate the earliest known human settlement in North America . 2014
Place Bluefish Caves 2014

Citation

"Canada First human settlement Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Canada/Background/First-human-settlement