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Why Cuz’n Ray is afinding Maori DNA in us’n’s family DNA

Why Cuz’n Ray is afinding Maori DNA in us’n’s family DNA


Two big ethnological bombshells coming up next in People Of One Fire

While running multiple regression (statistical) analyses yesterday trying to find the meaning of Maya, I stumbled upon an astonishing fact.  The same suffixes for “tribe or clan” were used in Bronze Age Sweden/Denmark, Bronze Age Ireland/northern Scotland, the indigenous Southeastern United States and New Zealand.  Oh, I also figured out the meaning of Maya.  The answer was in our Muskogee-Creek dictionary.  Now that is a game changer.  It appears that pretty much the same people lived in Florida/Georgia, western Cuba and northern Yucatan prior to the return of the Arawaks.  They called themselves Mayas (of sorts) but were not real Mayas.  Now, I bet you’uns are real kornfuzed.  Stay tuned for the article.

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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.



    Richard – I’m intrigued by your quest for answers. I am not necessarily qualified to assist you but can certainly provide more questions and possibly some answers or some other direction for your enthusiasm.

    • Please feel free to put as much input into these articles as you like.


    There is an interesting read for cousin Ray at “Maori Associations with Antarctica” McFarlane 2008.

    Turns out the Maoris failed to make a right hand turn from the Cook Islands when heading to New Zealand and hit a white wall of ice a mile high in the 8th century AD.

    Hope they fired the navigator lol!


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