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Kentucky Museum - Kentucky Educators


by Dr. Darlene Applegate and WKU Anthropology Students


Native Americans in Kentucky
11,500 years ago to the Present


Paleoindian Period
11,500 to 10,000 years ago


Archaic Period
10,000 - 3,000 years ago


Woodland Period
3,000 - 1,000 years ago


Historic Period
435 years ago to the present


Contemporary Native Americans
present day

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 Last Modified 9/24/14