Skip to comments.Ancient DNA Links Native Americans to Europe
Posted on 11/07/2013 8:52:57 AM PST by ek_hornbeck
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As opposed to coming through Alaska and Canada through a gap in the continental glaciers, as we were all taught.
If there were European-like people in eastern Asia in prehistoric times and a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska, as many suppose, they could have used this land bridge to migrate into the Americas as did those of Mongolian background. This may be more plausible than the suggestion that western Europeans, possibly like the Basques, migrated across the Atlantic via small boats.
While there is little doubt neat things are concealed near—or beneath—the Bering Strait, they’re pretty much inaccessible.
I’ve been there, and can assure you nobody’s going to find much evidence of anything other than fog and ice for quite a long time.
I’m sure that a lot of Mormons were disappointed to find out that this study didn’t find any Middle Eastern ancestry among American Indians (since they make the ridiculous claim that American Indians are actually one of the “Lost Tribes” or somesuch)!
According to a book I’m currently reading (Invented Knowledge by Ronald Fritze), the Clovis culture idea that most paleontologists and those sorts of people believe (the first Americans came over about 12000-14000 years ago) is false. Bone fragments indicate earlier people by thousands of years.
Since the oldest human skeletons from Europe predate the oldest from the Americas by tens of thousands of years, this doesn't sound very plausible.
So are Indians that have blond hair and blue eyes offended by the team name Redskins?
You’re right, politically this is irrelevant. I posted it because it was interesting, not because I thought that this information would help eliminate all of the Federal perks that Indians get.
You are speaking of the Ainu who were the original inhabitants of Japan before the invasions from China over two milenia ago. Yes they were/are caucasians..
I know - I was just being a smart-ass.......
when my siblings and I used to ask our parents “where were we from” my dad would say “we are all mongrels”
It’s more plausible than we all showed up from Africa one day when Africa hasn’t yet fully evolved as of one second ago.
Has there ever been a theory accepted as fact for years that has not had to be ‘rethought’?
There is no such thing as a “native American”.
Why did Constantinople get the works?
The smart ones left millennia ago; only the morons and Democrat-equivs stayed in Africa.
Yeah, they were Vikings.
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