Originally published 05/21/2016
One of the most complete prehistoric human skeletons discovered in North America, “Kennewick Man” also became the most controversial.
Originally published 05/02/2016
After a two-decade legal battle sparked by the discovery, it’s been determined that Kennewick Man is in fact related to modern populations of Native Americans and can be claimed and buried under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Originally published 06/19/2015
New genetic evidence suggests that Kennewick Man, an 8,500-year-old skeleton found in Washington state, is related to members of a nearby Native American tribe.
Originally published 01/23/2015
Scientists have offered lots of opinions about the 9,500-year-old skeleton, but no one could figure out for sure who he was and where he came from. That's about to change, thanks to DNA analysis of the skeleton now under way in Denmark.
Originally published 12/08/2014
There's evidence now that people cam to America, on both the east and west coasts, thousands of years ago.
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