Research Update: DNA of Paracas, Highland Apalache, Creek & and South Atlantic elite traced to region around Caucasus Mountains & Black Sea
If they were extraterrestrials, there is no evidence of it at this time.
Quoting anthropologist, Ben Foester: “All ancient Native Peruvians supposedly trace their ancestry via four haplogroups: A, B, C, D; however, recent DNA testing of the Paracas has shown the presence of such haplogroups as U2e, H, K and J1b1, which can be traced back to the Black Sea and Crimea! This area is where other elongated skulls have been found that date from the same time period. As well, all ancient Native people of Peru are supposed to be 100 percent blood type O, while in the Paracas testing we see high percentages of A and AB, with some B present.”
It seems incredible, but none of the archaeologists involved in the study of the Paracus or Paracas Civilization on the Nazca Plain of Peru have attempted to translate its name. Paracus and Paracas are the Europeanizations of the Panoan words, Para Caushe, which mean “Ocean or River ~ Strong or Elite. The Kaushebo of Peru and the Kusabo of South Carolina are descendants of these far-wandering people . . . although by now, their DNA is probably thoroughly diluted with American Indian and Western European genes.
The elite families of the Highland Apalachee, Satile on the South Atlantic Coast and the Calusa in southern Florida were called the Paracusa-te, which is a combination of the Panoan word with the Itza Maya word for “people, tribe or clan.” An important derivative of Paracus is the word Appalachian. It is derived from Aparasen (Apalachen), which is the plural of Apalache in the Apalache (Archaic Creek) language of Northern Georgia. The Creeks of the Southeastern United States and the Panoans of Peru roll their R’s so hard that Europeans typically write down the sound as an L. The Creeks called the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains, Palen, which is the plural of Pará (Palá). Para can mean either ocean, river or water . . . depending on which South American language, one is analyzing. Pará is the former name of an advanced civilization in the Upper Amazon Basin and now the name of a Brazilian State in that region.
The Colonial Period Creeks’ specific name for the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northeast and North Central Georgia was a word, which meant “The Snowy Mountains.” During the Little Ice Age (c. 1580 – 1780) there were periods of extreme drought in the Upper Southeast, while the Georgia and Carolina section of the Blue Ridge Mountains experienced some of the heaviest annual snow falls in eastern North America. When the snow melted in late March, vast lakes would form in the Coastal Plain of Georgia, South Carolina and northeastern Florida.
Anthropologists are completely clueless to the fact that the elongated skull people of the Peruvian Coastal Plain were also in the Southeastern United States, because past academicians in the Southeast ignored linguistics, the statements of Creek leaders to British officials in Savannah and eyewitness accounts from French explorers in the region. Even as late as the 1730s, the elite of the Creek people were called Paracusa-te or Paracus People. Indeed, on June 7, 1735, High King Chiliki of the Creek Confederacy told assembled leaders of Savannah that they called themselves Aparasi and that it meant the same as “Creek” or “Koweta.”
Sixteenth century French and Spanish explorers encountered extremely tall elite populations in several locations within the lower Southeast, who called themselves Paracusa or Paracusa-te. These include the region around the mouths of the Altamaha and Satilla Rivers in Georgia; Port Royal Sound, South Carolina; the Northeast Georgia Mountains; the Coosawattee River Valley in Northwest Georgia; the Alabama River Valley in Alabama and among the Calusa People of Southeast Florida. Seven feet tall skeletons have been found at several indigenous town sites in Alabama and Georgia . . . plus George Washington discovered an entire cemetery filled with seven feet tall skeletons when constructing Fort Loudon in Winchester, Virginia.
The presence of core Panoan words in the Creek language suggests that the Paracus Peoples in the Creek Homeland migrated there from Peru. However, this may not be the case. It would obviously much easier for the ancestors of the Paracus to sail from probable location of Atlantis (whatever Atlantis was) in the Azores Islands to the mouth of the Savannah River than to the Pacific Coast of Peru. Perhaps the Paracus migrated from the Southeast to South America and carried their root words with them. Certainly the ancient, complex earthworks at Fig Island, South Carolina suggest an advanced culture settled there.
Genetic research into the indigenous peoples of the Southeast
There is another problem, however, which is seriously impeding the accurate interpretation of DNA tests on modern individuals. There are no DNA test markers for Southeastern Indian tribes because for unknown reasons, Southeastern archaeologists have not been inclined to obtain genetic analysis of Pre-Columbian skeletons. This is true even for the seven feet tall Proto-Creek skeletons that were on display for decades at the Etowah Mounds State Historic Site museum and at Ocmulgee National Monument.
Hundreds of well-preserved skeletons were recovered by archaeologists in 2007 when the water level of Lake Okeechobee, Florida dropped starkly during a drought. They were of two types. The lower strata contained short, Mesoamerican type skeletons. The upper strata contained tall skeletons that were apparently also of indigenous American type. The Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes were notified of the discovery of hundreds of skeletons dating that seemed to be 1000 to 500 years old. Nothing more was done. The public has not even been told what happened to the skeletons, which were retrieved.
The story is different at Windover Pond near Titusville, Florida. This mortuary pond contains burials from 6000 BC to 5000 BC. There were over 100 human skeletons. The best preserved skeletons even contained brain matter because of the anaerobic environment of the peat. These WERE tested for DNA content. Most samples were DNA profiles, typical of northwestern Eurasian Neolithic peoples . . . like the Sami and Forest Finns of Scandinavia. Some skeletons showed a mixture of American Indian and Northwestern Eurasian DNA. Immediately, there were headlines in the media stating that the earliest Floridians were Europeans . . . which angered western Native American tribal political figures. The archaeologists backed off and are now saying that “previously unknown Native American population had lived in Florida, but had died off.”
Of course, the surprising genetic results did not offend Creeks and Uchees. We know that we are genetically Heinz 57 varieties and the Uchee have always claimed to have migrated across the Atlantic anyway. Here again, the lack of any Southeastern DNA test markers obscured the actual situation from articles that the public read.
Based on the research done by People of One Fire members over the past 18 years, it is obvious that the Southeastern United States was always a melting pot of peoples. As time goes on, the recipe for this human Brunswick Stew just keeps on getting more complex.
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