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A member of a prehistoric people inhabiting the Arctic from Greenland through North America to Siberia.
- ‘The tools used by these Early Palaeo-Eskimos include harpoons tipped with tiny stone end blades.’
- ‘Known to archaeologists as the Palaeo-Eskimos, they developed the techniques that first allowed humans to live successfully in the coldest and bleakest part of the habitable world.’
- ‘Here they replaced the Palaeo-Eskimo with what might be termed Neo-Eskimo.’
- ‘The park, found on the northern third of Ellesmere Island, encompasses the northern-most area ever occupied by people, namely Inuit ancestors known as the Palaeo-Eskimo.’
Relating to the Paleo-Eskimo people.
- ‘The origins of Early Palaeo-Eskimo culture were rooted in the Neolithic cultures of northeastern Siberia.’
- ‘Palaeoeskimo occupation history on western Victoria Island in the Canadian Arctic is inferred on the basis of the abundance of dwelling features.’
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