The earliest human inhabitants in the canyon were Native Americans who lived here 11,500 years ago. Little is known about these people. They relied on large ungulates such as elk and deer for food.
Projectile Points and fragments of the coopers Ferry I Phase. Scale and divisions are in Centimeters. (Source: Cultural Chronology of the Lower Salmon River (pdf), DAVIS, Loren G., Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University)