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The Roundup #46

It’s been a strange month but, having returned from a much needed holiday in Niagara-on-the-Lake, I’m ready to get back into the swing of things. And it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing, so here goes this month’s┬ároundup. 215 more words

Hawaiian Poi

To Poi or not to Poi; that is the question. Taro was first brought to Hawaii by the Polynesians in double-hulled sailing canoes, perhaps as long ago as 450 A.D. 194 more words

Foodie Facts

Migration Theories from Analyzing Skulls

Most Native Americans,(and when I say Native Americans I mean people from North and South America),normally have square jaw bones that can categorize them with Mongoloids, which may distinguish them from any Caucasoid findings.Even more interesting is that Polynesians have pentagonal shaped heads when looked upon from the backside of the skull and have what is known as the rocker jaw,which distinguishes them from other native races.In The Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science , Albert Reagan claims that the cliff dwellers of Arizona, The Aztecs, The Zunyis and Peruvian people all have brachycephalic skulls and also have an extra bone in the back of their skull known as the “Inca Bone”(Reagan,1904). 299 more words

Anthropology

So who really discovered the great land that is now America? There are several different contenders who claim this marvelous feat of exploration. Among these are the Chinese, the Welsh, and the Polynesians.

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Early American History