Oldest Footprints In North America Officially Dated, And Big Archaeology Ain’t Gonna Like It


Kay Smythe News and Commentary Writer
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A debate plaguing the world of archaeology may have been settled Thursday, and it completely rewrites the human story of North America.

For decades, Big Archaeology has insisted humans only showed up in North America around 13,000 years ago. Despite mounting evidence this is not the case, the powers that be, the oligarchs of archaeology, have refused to admit they are wrong, essentially stunting the study of our past.

The issue all centers on a set of footprints in White Sands National Park, New Mexico. These fossilized steps of our ancient ancestors pre-date the Clovis people significantly and were previously dated to around 21,000 to 23,000 years ago, LiveScience explained. This means humans were hanging out in the U.S. as far back as the last ice age. Pretty cool, huh?

Well, Big Archaeology was having none of it. They spewed their hatred all over the data and ignored the mounting evidence of their ignorance. (RELATED: Mayan ‘Superhighways’ Suggest We Need To Rethink How Advanced Our Ancestors Really Were)

But a growing group of experts and researchers seem to have finally put Big Archaeology’s BS to bed, with a study published in the journal Science on Thursday. Using a whole new methodology for dating the footprints at White Sands, researchers have conclusively found they are at least 21,500 years old.

So … suck it, Big Archaeology.

“When the first paper came out, a lot of archaeologists reached out and told us, ‘It was just a matter of time. We knew that people were here earlier,” co-lead author Jeffrey Pigati told LiveScience. “Now we have rock-solid evidence of people here during the Last Glacial Maximum.”

The Society for American Archaeologists calls people racist when they reveal similar evidence. It feels like they’re probably going to have to start issuing apologies pretty soon. Particularly to Graham Hancock, one of the few people willing to put his career on the line and show us the stories of our past that Big Archaeology is desperate — for some unknown reason — to hide from us.