Kennewick Man; Kennewick Manis the name for the remains of a prehistoric man found near Kennewick, Washington. The Kennewick coroner, decided the bones were ancient but might not be Native American. Archaeologist explained them as "Caucasoid". The final date indicated an age of 9,000 years, making Kennewick Man one of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in the Americas' resembled South Asians and the Ainu people of northeast Asia'
An analysis of the remains of the 9,500-year-old Kennewick Man has revealed that he was not from the Columbia Valley, as previously thought. Isotopes in the bones told scientists Kennewick Man was a hunter of marine mammals, such as seals. Owsley said. “They are not what you would expect for someone from the Columbia Valley. You would have to eat salmon 24 hours a day and you would not reach these values. This is a man from the coast, not a man from here. I think he is a coastal man.”
Ancient Skeleton_This July 24, 1997 file photo shows a plastic casting nof the skull from the bones known as Kennewick Man in Richland, Wash. The ancient skeleton, found nearly 20 years ago in a river in Washington, is related to Native Americans, says a DNA study published Thursday, June 18, 2015. The finding could help resolve a long-running dispute over its ancestry and custody.