The discovery at Upward Sun River is considered to be the first and earliest evidence of human remains in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic of North America.
A Terminal Pleistocene Child Cremation and Residential Structure from Eastern Beringia. By Ben A. Potter, Joel D. Irish, Joshua D. Reuther, Carol Gelvin-Reymiller, Vance T. Holliday. Published 25, February 2011, Science 331, 1058 (2011)
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