Skip to comments.First Humans To Settle Americas Came From Europe, Not From Asia....
Posted on 07/03/2008 4:55:14 AM PDT by Renfield
Research by a Valparaiso University geography professor and his students on the creation of Kankakee Sand Islands of Northwest Indiana is lending support to evidence that the first humans to settle the Americas came from Europe, a discovery that overturns decades of classroom lessons that nomadic tribes from Asia crossed a Bering Strait land-ice bridge. Valparaiso is a member of the Council on Undergraduate Research.....
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Ping for GGG.
Soon to be discovered: Naive Americans are just that. They’ve always been here.
Naive = Native
The continent's first Democrats.
Why do we limit ourselves to a single migration theory?
the Asians chased the Europeans out before the Europeans chased the Asians out ?
Global Warming requires a reduction of demand, not an increase in supply. This includes theories. Increased thinking promotes increased metabolism which increases greenhouse gas concentrations.
Thanks for straightening me out!!
Many Naive American tribes find the *current* theories to be offensive. There is no oral history of such migrations from Asia or Europe.
“Red Earth, White Lies: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Fact”
It was one of the Roosevelts (FDR?) who said: If it wasn’t for us, they would have killed themselves off.
It must of been Teddy. FDR was for Indian sovereignty.
Thanks for the post.
I grew up about 30 miles south of Valpo. I wonder if the sandhill my grandfather visited to get sand for my sand box was from one of those islands?
I’ve always thought Native Americans looked more Portugese than Asian. Just an opinion though.
A very murky topic that is gradually being revealed. I recall an article about a Savannah River site that shows evidence of human presence 50,000 years ago here in FR recently. The concept of ‘idee fixe’ applies to the long history of the idea that the ‘Clovis Point’ Amerindians being the earliest inhabitants from about 22,000 years ago. Now there are multiple archaeology sites that are blowing that idea away.
You had it right the first time. European Americans are naive. Otherwise we wouldn’t tolerate affirmative action, millions of illegal aliens within our borders, or be contemplating putting a guy named Hussein in the White House a mere seven years after 9/11.
That appears to be the case among the Indian tribes along the Eastern Seaboard, in places like North Carolina or New York, than in the West. Tribes like the Navajo clearly have an Asiatic appearance, as do many Mexicans and Mexican Americans, who are predominantly mestizo. Whether the somewhat Caucasian appearance of Eastern Indians is due to intermarriage with whites from the 17th Century forward or is the result of prehistoric migrations from Europe or North Africa is a matter of speculation. The Eastern states have instances of people who are not associated with any tribe, and whose appearance is similar to whites from the Mediterranean area or the Middle East, such as the Melungeons in Virginia and North Carolina and the Jackson Whites of New Jersey and New York. They either represent a post-1600 mixture of Indians with European and African settlers or are survivors of earlier migrations from the Old World.
Imagine that, Global Warming is what brought humans to this continent in the first place. No wonder the Democrats hate it so.
As far as this recent claim by one individual, I say, refute the overwhelming Geological/Anthropological evidence the supports the “Land Bridge” theory first. Otherwise, shut up and listen.
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