Skull and reconstruction of Kennewick Man, who was buried by humans nearly years ago next to the Columbia River. Researchers conclude he was a seal hunter who may have migrated from as far away as B., Alaska or even Asia.
The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His Secrets
Kennewick Man, 9,000-year-old remains found in Washington State. He is unrelated to any living peoples, but closest relatives are people found on a remote archipelago sw of New Zealand and the Ainu of Japan. Both of these and he are believed to have descended from the ancient (12,000-16,000 years ago) Jōmon, the original inhabitants of the Japanese Islands. If correct, the traditional view that the first Americans came through central Asia and across the Bering Land Bridge is wrong. Click…
(AP) - The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to a tribe for burial one of the oldest and most complete set
New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American