Category Archives: Anthropology

Anthropologist Frank Speck 1881-1950

Frank Speck with Standing Deer in Cherokee, NC in 1936. Frank Gouldsmith Speck (November 8, 1881 – February 6, 1950) was an American anthropologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in the Algonquian and Iroquoian peoples among the Eastern Woodland … Continue reading

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Bigfoot is Real???

If a new paper yet to be published and currently undergoing peer review is valid, it appears that Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, is indeed, real and a hominid mix, meaning that Sasquatch is a human relative that arose approximately … Continue reading

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Native American DNA News

It’s a good DNA day for Native American DNA research. Yesterday, I was talking to Bennett Greenspan at Family Tree DNA.  He knows of my interest in Native heritage.  Our conversation turned to the new Geno 2.0 chip, now called … Continue reading

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Reconstructing the Origin of Native American Populations

A new paper recently released discusses the origins of Native American populations.  Diekenes Anthropology Blog has been a great source for years now, and it looks like he may have obtained an advance copy of the paper.  He does a … Continue reading

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