Who Were the Original American Settlers? A Submerged Skeleton May Hold an Answer. (Video.)

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May 28 2014 4:36 PM

Who Were the Original Americans?

A skeleton in the submerged caves of the Yucatan is getting us closer to an answer.

New research published in Science and based on the 2007 discovery of a genetically intact skeleton in the submerged caves of the Yucatan may hold an answer to an enduring mystery about the earliest settlers of the Americas.

Paca Thomas is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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