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The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His Secrets

The projecting face and nasal architecture (skull cast) are seen among Polynesians. (Grant Delin)

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New DNA Results Show Kennewick Man Was Native American

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DNA Confirms Kennewick Man's Genetic Ties To Native Americans

This clay facial reconstruction of Kennewick Man, who died about 8,500 years ago in what's now southeast Washington, was based on forensic scientists' study of the morphological features of his skull.

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Nearly two decades ago, two young men stumbled across a human skull in the Columbian River at Kennewick, Washington.  The discovery ended up being one of the biggest archaeological finds of a gen

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The Kennewick Man Finally Freed to Share His Secrets

Some 20 years before his death, Kennewick Man took a spearpoint to the hip that remains lodged in his bone. (Chip Clark / NMNH, SI)

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DNA profile ...DNA tests provide irrefutable proof of origin. This applies as well to the "Kennewick Man," who is now being tagged to be of Native-American descent, possibly heralding the end to a years-long debate between scientists and native tribes.

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Over 9,000 Years Later, Kennewick Man Will Be Given a Native American Burial

Over 9,000 Years Later, Kennewick Man Will Be Given a Native American Burial | Smart News | Smithsonian