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Did you take a close look at the Zuni petroglyphs?

Did you take a close look at the Zuni petroglyphs?


The Royal Sun of Bronze Age Sweden AND America also meant “High King.”

The PBS team, which produced this magnificent series, “Native America,” did not notice something . . . but of course, they don’t have the smarts of we-uns Southeastern Natives.  LOL   Are you sitting down?  Many, if not  most of the Zuni sacred symbols can be found on Scandinavian Bronze petroglyph sites and the Track Rock Gap petroglyphs in Georgia.  Now, the sacred symbols do not include portrayals of animals and people, but when those Zuni elders sat down at Chaco Canyon for a ceremony,  the leader drew in the sand this symbol, which appears on the Nyköping Petroglyphs on the Baltic Coast of Sweden and has been firmly dated to 2000 BC.  I was astounded.  This sacred symbol also appears several times on the Track Rock Petroglyphs in the Georgia Mountains and became the Maya glyph for “High King.” It was the first Maya glyph to be translated by archaeologist David Stuart.

The spiral glyph that dominates Zuni religion today is the same symbol used in Bronze Age Europe and the Apalache of Georgia for the sun goddess, Amana.   In some European cultures, she was just known as the “Spiral Goddess.”

 The current revised theory that says all Native Americans came across the Bering Strait is hogwash.  All of the Pacific Coast tribes in Canada and the NW United States state that their ancestors CROSSED the Pacific by boat.  The Uchee say that their ancestors CROSSED the Atlantic by boat.  The Algonquians use several key words, which mean the same in Archaic Irish. There were definitely Australoids in the Amazon Basin of South America before there were AmerIndians.  The people, living in the southern tip of South America have been found to be Australoid . . . so the statement in the program, which says, “All Native Americans are descended from a population that were trapped in Beringea for awhile” is absolutely false.

Yes, these peoples later mixed some with those, who came across from NE Siberia, but it appears that geneticists are looking only for certain Asiatic DNA test markers, associated with the ancestors of American Indians in Siberia, and discounting others, which they assume are later admixtures.   Whenever a TV documentary makes a profound statement about American DNA,  keep in mind that there are NO DNA test markers for most of the tribes in the United States, plus there are none for many other tribes in South America. 

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Richard Thornton is a professional architect, city planner, author and museum exhibit designer-builder. He is today considered one of the nation’s leading experts on the Southeastern Indians. However, that was not always the case. While at Georgia Tech Richard was the first winner of the Barrett Fellowship, which enabled him to study Mesoamerican architecture and culture in Mexico under the auspices of the Institutio Nacional de Antropoligia e Historia. Dr. Roman Piňa-Chan, the famous archaeologist and director of the Museo Nacional de Antropologia, was his fellowship coordinator. For decades afterward, he lectured at universities and professional societies around the Southeast on Mesoamerican architecture, while knowing very little about his own Creek heritage. Then he was hired to carry out projects for the Muscogee-Creek Nation in Oklahoma. The rest is history. Richard is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the KVWETV (Coweta) Creek Tribe and a member of the Perdido Bay Creek Tribe. In 2009 he was the architect for Oklahoma’s Trail of Tears Memorial at Council Oak Park in Tulsa. He is the president of the Apalache Foundation, which is sponsoring research into the advanced indigenous societies of the Lower Southeast.



    Please excuse me if this question has already been addressed, but:

    Why are there no DNA markers for Native Americans? It would seem that could answer a lot of questions and solve many mysteries.

    • For unknown reasons, Southeastern anthropologists have never bothered to obtain DNA samples from the thousands of skeletons they hauled off in boxes to museum warehouses. The problem in the Northeast and Midwest is that they cannot link the skeletons in the ground with the tribes that were living there when the first British colonists arrived.


    Richard, it just goes on and on like a bunch of rehashed stories without the data to prove their point. The Uchee of the Eastern side are proven to be related to the Laplanders/Finns and there is way too much difference in size / skin tone / skulls to be of one small group of Native people that made their way along the coastline in boats from Siberia.

    • Yes, and as mentioned in my article, the presence of Australoids in South America and Polynesians in Mexico and southern California is well-documented and publicized. How can they go on saying such nonsense?


    I also noticed in the Hopi legdend that it was said they left spirals at each place they stopped as they walked to the 4 corners of the world searching for the right place.


    You show a photo of Chaco riuns in New Mexico, alot of people lived there yet no large burial sites found, any idea why? Yes they did find a few bones that show signs of cannibalism, its close to the Rio Puarco river that ran dry 100s of years ago. I live in New mexico, they looked any some trees rings and said the had a severe drought that made them move away

    • That is weird isn’t? Lots of buildings that appear to be apartments, but very few burials. It could be that the majority of people were cremated on top of a nearby mesa.


    Most interesting Richard, and I take note of these comments from other bloggers. Thanks.


    I still remember the look on my history 101 teacher’s face in college when he told us the Beringia theory and I raised my hand and said, “How do you know that? Were you there?”


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