AFRICAN PRESENCE IN THE AMERICAS – SOUTH AMERICA

“Luzia Woman (Portuguese pronunciation: [luˈzi.ɐ]) is the name for the skeleton of a Paleo-Indian woman found in a cave in Brazil. SOME ARCHAEOLOGISTS BELIEVE THE YOUNG WOMAN MAY HAVE BEEN PART OF THE FIRST WAVE OF IMMIGRANTS TO SOUTH AMERICA. NICKNAMED LUZIA (HER NAME PAYS HOMAGE TO THE FAMOUS AFRICAN FOSSIL “LUCY”, WHO LIVED 3.2 MILLION YEARS AGO), THE 11,500 YEAR-OLD SKELETON WAS FOUND IN LAPA VERMELHA, BRAZIL, IN 1975 BY ARCHAEOLOGIST ANNETTE LAMING-EMPERAIRE.[1]” — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luzia_Woman
… with African cranial-facial features … 12,000+ years old … and long before Columbus … it has been suggested that her ancestors arrived at the Pacific coastline by boat and were Australian Aborigines who also lived along the Pacific coastline.
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About Harold L Carter

Bachelor of Science, Columbia University Masters degree, Ohio State University Undergraduate National Officer, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Eastern Asst Vice President, when a student at Columbia University Profile Photograph: Mom & Me, when I was a graduate student
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