Science: Migration Map

Based on the researches and arguments of Dr. Ales Hrdlicka. Bohemian-born curator of physical anthropology at the U. S. National Museum, the theory that North American Indians are of Asiatic origin has very nearly reached the status of a verdict by circumstantial evidence. Ethnological consensus is that the Mongol forbears of Amerindians crossed from Asia to Alaska some 15,000 years ago, crawled slowly down across Canada. From that time the story of their movement to the Eastern U. S. where white invaders found them has been fragmentary and obscure.

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