Kon Tiki, Aku Aku, Thor Heryrdahl, etc.
The polynesians, the vikings, the chinese, the atlantians, the celts? The only ones who count are the ones who made a go of it....namely the indians.
And the Vikings beat them anyway, also if the peace loving polys met them, there would have been village ruins.
Still the quote from Civilization 2 “Viking Scientists unlock the secrets of the Manhattan project” sends chills down my spine.
Somebody got corn to the Americas or they got it to the Middle East.
“Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons,Why do ye look one upon another? And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.”Genesis 42:1, 2.
I will buy this theory. That might mean that they were here before those that claim they arrived by the land bridge first. In other words the native Americans stole the land from the polynesians. Nah who would have thought LOL
I saw an article a while back, sorry no reference, about an abacus found in South America, made of native South American wood and so forth, and dated to around 1200 AD, that was basically identical to Chinese ones of the same time, in terms of style, number of rows of beads, and so on. The implication was that trading ships from China had probably made it to the west coast of South America around that time.
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...and by a weird coincidence, Quetzalcoatl, the name of the deity or demigod who taught the Indians of Mexico about corn, translates as, “kernal sanders”.
Okay, I made that up.
Now this is cool!
Hey, the question I’ve never seen addressed, which some of you might know, is when did the bow and arrow arrive? I believe the atlatl was what was being used until 600 Ad (the points are smaller than arrow points), which would give an early point for European contact.
But I might not know what I’m talking about, couldn’t find anything but tenuous references.
And did what with it? Europeans came here and built a civilization that, in only 500 years, transformed the planet (as well as most of its cultures) and travelled to the moon. And the Polynesians... ?
Yeah and they did SO much with it. Where's the Polynesian Empire again?
I’m sick of this PC revisionism.
From “American Samoa” therefore America discovered America and we discovered our selves. Perhaps La Raza will give Azatlan back to American Samoa!
I always believed that American Indians are from Polynesians, Ainus, and Aborgines. I know some Indians are similar to Celts and supposedly they came from Wales in the form of Prince Madoc.