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3. Many Peoples: Kennewick Man

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From the Paradigm Project hosted by AAPS (Ancient Artifact Preservation Society) at their conferences, is this cutting edge educational material...free for the taking and sharing! This is part three of a series of educational presentations on ancient travels of people, of cultures, of adventurers, traders, businessmen and fortune hunters. People traversed the globe in ancient days..this is the beginning of some of the evidence.

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3. Many Peoples: Kennewick Man

  1. 1. KENNEWICK MAN CLASS ROOM FORMAT AAPS OCTOBER 2008
  2. 3. Kennewick Man, The Power of First Impressions By Rick Osmon, Moderator, blogtalkradio.comloopa.loopa.cafe Scholar of many topics about Ancient America
  3. 4. On July 28, 1996 two young men found a human skull in the Columbia River at Kennewick, WA. James Chatters, a forensic anthropologist, was invited to conduct skeletal forensics. He recovered scattered bones and began to make observations
  4. 5. WASHINGTON KENNEWICK YAKIMA
  5. 6. Possible European traits: how the nose projected how the face projected, narrow face, delicate lower jaw, long, narrow cranium, absence of flaring cheekbones.
  6. 7. KENNEWICK MAN HAD PROJECTILE POINT LEAF SHAPED IN BUTTOCK COMMON BUT OLD CALCIFIED INTO BONE MAN NOT A RECENT SETTLER
  7. 8. PROJECTILE POINT SERRATED CASCADE PROJECTILE TYPICAL 8500 BP TO 4500 BP BUT SIMILAR STYLES IN USE IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA INTO NINETEENTH CENTURY
  8. 9. COMMUNICATIONS FORENSICS EXPERT (CHATTERS) CORONER ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AMERICAN INDIANS SKELETON WAS NOT LIKE AMERICAN INDIAN or Was a TRAPPER EXPLORER RADIO CARBON and DNA tests ordered
  9. 10. RADIO CARBON RESULTS 8410 +/- 60 BP SO ….. MUST BE AMERICAN INDIAN SUBJECT TO NATIVE AMERICAN GRAVES PROTECTION ACT NAGPRA
  10. 11. ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS “ PULLED OUT ALL STOPS” TO GIVE BONES TO AMERICAN INDIANS UNDER NAGPRA SO BONES COULD BE SWIFTLY REBURIED.
  11. 12. Scott Malcomson New York Times Why Gov. action important Interviewed parties (No Government officials.) ISSUES: Race Related laws
  12. 13. DNA Repeated test results not accepted. Always caucasoid ? Gov. blamed contamination Contamination is problem.
  13. 14. Why all the hubbub. Bub? If KM is not American Indian, then social, cultural, and legal factors are affected. KM ethincity can upset recognition of tribal rights. Also questions national Legal status.
  14. 15. Robson Bonnichsen: " that the earliest inhabitants of this continent may have no modern descendants. . . . Multiple colonizing groups appear to be represented and many of the oldest studied skeletons have strong Caucasian skeletal features."
  15. 16. CONCLUSION KENNEWICK MAN APPEARS TO BE CAUCASIAN

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