Re: [gardeners] Wednesday, pretty close to the garden (
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 15:47:54 -0400

OOPSIE!  Is this going to start one of those fun wars?:)).  Lucinda

Yikes. I do apologize. I didn't mean to send that to the Gardeners
list, but it was to have been offline.  I am sorry. But look at the
vastness of the Pacific Ocean, plus the breadth of South America to
get to the Amazon, versus the Atlantic, from Africa to Brazil.  I
don't argue with the dates, just the route taken.  Margaret

>Hello, Margaret,
>I think there is a fair degree of validity to those claims. There are
>archeological digs in Brazil that far outdate the arrival of peoples
>over the land bridge from Asia. And DNA evidence, in the case of
>those sisters, is pretty hard to refute.
>I'd like to see more research done in this area, which has had
>archeologists baffled for ages (i.e. the great age of the materials
>found in Brazil.)
>This is the second piece I have seen on DC on this topic, which I
>believe we say on the Discovery Civilization or Discovery Science