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    By Blake Nicholson
    Bismarck, North Dakota (AP)

    The handiwork of North Dakota’s earliest inhabitants – a selection of crude cutting instruments that have gone unrecognized for years – is being prepared for public viewing.

    Clovis artifacts, named after Clovis, N.M., where they were first found decades ago, have been donated by some North Dakota residents who unearthed them in Golden Valley County. They also are known as “bifaces,” because they have been worked on both sides.

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