10th millennium BC in North American history

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11th millennium BC - 10th millennium BC - 9th millennium BC

The 10th millennium BC in North American prehistory is part of the lithic stage (Paleo-Indian period). It is characterized by the end of the Younger Dryas and the emergence of early post-Clovis cultures.

The following events or items have been placed in the 10th millennium BC (10,000 to 9,000 BC, 12 to 11 kya):


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