Ice Age Baby Skeleton Rewrites History of the First Native Americans

YAHOO! NEWS - THE CUTLINE | on Wed, Jan 3, 1:05 PM

In 2013, the remains of two ice age infants were found in the Upward Sun River archaeological site in central Alaska. Found in the same 11,500-year old grave, the two babies remain the oldest evidence of human remains ever found in North America. In a new Nature study, scientists sequenced the full genome of one of the infants — a girl named by the present-day local Native community as Xachi’tee’aanenh t’eede gay, or the “Sunrise Child-Girl” — and reveal her history-changing past.Her genome r...

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