On today’s episode we talk with Jennifer Raff about the recent CBC episode of The Nature of Things: Ice Bridge. We talk about how the Solutrean Hypothesis, how it’s it’s not supported by evidence and is supported but White Supremacists. We talk about the issues not brought up in the CBC show, and why we as archaeologists should be talking about it.
CBC under fire for documentary that says first humans to colonize New World sailed from Europe. National Post.com. Jan 11 2018
DNA in Archaeology with Jennifer Raff. ArchyFantasies.
The Solutrean Hypothesis – ArchyFantasies Episode 31.
DNA in Archaeology with Jennifer Raff – Episode 50.
Review of Across Atlantic Ice: The Origins of America’s Clovis Culture by Dennis J. Stanford and Bruce A. Bradley.
2015 Does Mitochondrial Haplogroup X Indicate Ancient Trans-Atlantic Migration to the Americas? A Critical Re-Evaluation.297–304.
Archaeological Fantasies and the genetic history of the Americas. Violent Metaphors.
On thin ice: problems with Stanfordand Bradley’s proposed Solutrean colonisation of North America
Director defends documentary that claims Europeans could have been 1st humans in North America.