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24,000-Year-Old Body Shows Kinship to Europeans and American Indians

24,000-Year-Old Body Shows Kinship to Europeans and American Indians | Mixed American Life | Scoop.it


"The genome of the boy indicates that Europeans reached farther east across Eurasia than previously assumed, and that Native Americans may be descended from a mix of Western Europeans and East Asians."


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Greatest Misconception 19: Caucasians are [only] White People

"In America, "Caucasian" usually refers to white people, but this is not entirely accurate."

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This video makes a bunch of great points.


The only correction I would make is that Blumenbach chose the word 'Caucasian' because within his skull collection, his favorite was from the Caucasus area. 


"The skull came from Georgia; the name “Caucasian,” however, came from a colleague in Göttingen." -Nell Irvin Painter


For more info check Nell Irvin Painter's - The History of White People


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