Kennewick Man


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Kennewick Man

n.
The skeletal remains, discovered near Kennewick, Washington, of a man estimated to have lived approximately 9,000 years ago. Although the initial description of the skeleton as having European features has largely been discounted, the origin of the man's probable ancestors remains controversial.
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Among them are the 12,700-year-old Anzick Child, the oldest genome ever found in the Americas, and the Kennewick Man, an 8,500-year-old skeleton discovered in a riverbank in Washington state.
She shares recent genetic studies that reveal Polynesian DNA in central Europeans, Mesopotamians, South Americans, and the 9000-year-old Kennewick man and shows how Pan provides the missing link.
Senate to require the federal government to give the bones of Kennewick Man back to the Indian tribes from which he descended.
Kennewick Man, whose 8,500-year-old skeleton sparked a controversy when it was found in Washington state, was a relative of present-day Native Americans, researchers reported this year.
Academics, lawyers, museum staff, and others from the UK and Australia consider respect for remains, display issues, human rights and artistic freedom when artworks include human remains, return and retention of remains, burial law, the development of land and the treatment of human remains, the case of William Corder, the case of Richard III, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, and Kennewick Man. Distributed in the US by ISBS.
KENNEWICK MAN: THE SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS OF AN ANCIENT AMERICAN SKELETON is recommended for college-level science holdings and readers of archaeological history, and represents a collaboration between physical and forensic anthropologists, archaeologists, geologists and other disciplines.
Recounting the discovery of the nine-thousand-year-old Kennewick Man, Cynthia-Lou Coleman (Osage) has us wonder about the definition and construction of indigeneity.
Another significant result of the study is that the Mal'ta boy's people were also ancestors of Native Americans, explaining why some early Native American skeletons such as Kennewick Man were interpreted to have some European traits.
Surprisingly, Sykes does not favor DNA analysis of Kennewick Man skeletal remains.
Each of the 32 chapters opens with a brief narrative of a key person from the period and the journey he/she took, starting with Kennewick Man and concluding with the film director Mira Nair, to engage students and introduce the scope and depth of the topics to be covered.
He presents the debates that flared up surrounding the identity of Kennewick Man. As Tim Flannery noted [2009], although academics have long since taken off the table the idea that Kennewick Man was of Caucasian origins, the claim is still adding fuel to the fire, a fire that could have serious social implications for today's Americans.