According to a recent scientific study, the skeleton known as the Kennewick Man, which was discovered 20 years ago in Washington, is of Native American origins.
The skeleton of the Kennewick Man is more than 8,500 years old, according to the DNA analysis.
The new findings contradict previous belief that the Kennewick Man had different origins other than Native American.
In order to determine the true ancestry of the ancient man, the researchers analyzed the skeleton using DNA analysis.
They collected DNA samples from a hand bone and mapped the genetic code.
The next step of the study was to compare the data to the DNA of modern Native Americans.
The study revealed that the Kennewick Man shared similarities with natives from the Americas and was especially close related to a specific Native American population from Washington.
The research was conducted by a team of scientists from different universities around the world.
They published their findings on the origins of the Kennewick Man in the journal Nature.
According to the researchers, the skeleton of the Kennewick Man is the oldest discovered in North America and the only one to have its entire DNA code mapped.
Dennis O’Rourke, an anthropologist at the University of Utah, said of the Kennewick Man that it’s a very important anthropological artifact.
The skeleton was discovered in 1996 by two men in the Columbia River, close to the town of Kennewick, southern Washington.
There have been many controversies surrounding the skeleton, including a legal dispute.
When it was first discovered, researchers argued that the skeleton was of Polynesian ancestry.
At that time, several Native American tribes wanted to reclaim the skeleton and give it a proper burial, but scientists managed to keep the bones by suing, saying that the skeleton is too valuable an artifact and needs to be further studied.
One of the Native American groups that asked for the remains, the Colville tribe from Washington, agreed to donate DNA for the new study.
The study revealed that the Kennewick Man is closely related to the Colville tribe.
Eske Willerslev, a researcher at the University of Copenhagen and one of the lead authors of the study, said that the other tribes that had asked for the skeleton could not provide DNA samples, but he believes the Kennewick Man would be related to them, too.
The study did not receive any funding from any Native American groups, Willerslev said.
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