Ice Age Columbus – Who were the First Americans?

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Traditional history tells us that European settlers discovered America about the time of the Renaissance. But revolutionary new archaeological data and the latest DNA research reveal that Europeans visited our shores far earlier  some 17,000 years before Columbus was even born. Filmed in glorious high definition, this two-hour, epic drama follows an intrepid family of stone age hunters as they trek from their homeland in southwestern France, cross 3,000 miles of ocean and eventually make their first permanent settlement in what is today the northeastern U.S.

Along the way, they overcome starvation and storms with the help of a revolutionary weapons technology they would later bequeath to the native peoples of the Americas. But awaiting the pioneers’ arrival is a stark, empty continent, filled with a plethora of bizarre and lethal animals all brought to life by brilliant computer animation. Firmly rooted in the latest scientific discoveries, it’s a compelling vision of the greatest migration in human history.

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  • whit

    why is there an old lady in that clan?
    people’s life expectancies were only about 30

    • nn

      She is 27. They didn’t age ‘gracefully’ either.

    • Phhsmmerlove73

      she ws hot!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/how-to-get-more-youtube-views Valentine Squillante

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading what you all have to say…

  • http://DIAGNOSTICSCANNER.INFO Stevie Dresel

    I thought it was going to be some boring old post, but it really compensated for my time.Thank you so much

  • Anonymous

    The Solutrean hypothesis………….

  • Djb3500

    These Archaeologists sure like their Gothic Cathedrals built on foundations of cobwebs and moonshine, don’t they.  Entertaining though.

  • Just_facts

    total non-sense

  • Jessie Zuniga

    The white man is always trying to take credit

    • Honest1963

      We all came from Africa my friend.

    • Honest1963

      We all came from Africa my friend.

    • Honest1963

      We all came from Africa my friend.

    • Pix

      That’s because in this case, there are no prehistoric remains of Africans discovered in the Americas (to date). It has nothing to do with anyone trying to take credit, but evidence based on Clovis artifacts which are also found in eastern Asia and Europe. Why start spewing your racism which is every bit as disgusting as the KKK, and I’m sure you are a better person than that. As Honest1963 pointed out, “We all come from Africa my friend”. Peace x

      • Geust

        There are no prehistoric remains of Europeans discovered in the Americas (to date).
        Peace on you all.

  • Zoonghas

    one spearhead placed strategically does not allow us to rewrite history. This is just another ploy to displace Aboriginal people in history. This is all this constitutes, period!

    • sb

      you missed the DNA evidence of Europeans in native stocks, a smoking gun, period!

  • Laloleelibros

    What a ridiculous waste of resources. History Channel, Discovery Channel, and others should stop this kind of higly speculative nonsense. No wonder people are lacking so  much in general knowledge.

  • De522wayne

    i would so bone zia

    • Geust

      The only reason to watch this…unless you have an internet connection, in which case, you can see tons of hot babes.

  • Geust

    If you want to make a movie, make a movie.  If you want to make a documentary, make a documentary.
    This is just silly.  There’s like a dozen able bodied men, and only three go hunting, while the others sit on the ground acting grumpy.  If this is the producers’ sense of what it must have been like, there’s really no reason to continue watching.

  • http://uspiggybank.com/ zawadi

    This sounds more like a fairy tale. Where is the DNA evidence?

  • RS Pipeliner

    This film just left me cold and without any seal oil to start a fire to warm me up. This way of living is so similar to the lifestyle of the Inuit and Aleut Aboriginal cultures of a few hundred years ago, I just found it difficult to relate the story going back to thousands of years ago, as they were trying to portray…Crossing the Atlantic on the ice seems like a virtually impossible feat, even with the knowledge of catching fish and hunting seals that seemed to not have changed for thousand of years. It’s a very interesting concept and I’m well aware that seal meat will provide the protein, vitiamines and minerals to systain life, but crossing the Atlantic, on the ice and a canoe?…it’s a bit hard to swallow, but interesting idea, none the less.

  • james griffin

    Yeah they found the remains of a european in seattle area the skeleton dates from 150000 years ago

  • Will

    Wild horse roamed in the Americas after Christopher Columbus had brought many over from Europe “old world” to travel on same with sheep pigs cows….

  • Paleoarchaeologist

    Just an FYI, if you do a little research on the topic, you’ll find that this is based on pseudo-archaeologists who have been searching for this connection before there even was any “evidence” to use. You can also do a little research to see that these “archaeologists” are, indeed, at least slightly racist. Go ahead and look them up and read their comments. Also, see what kinds of organizations, and “scientists” cite their work. You’ll find gems such as this:

    “I saw by the hatchet job the Discovery Channel did on me in February that the Jews finally get it. The truth about the genocide of the ancient white North American Solutreans by invading (‘illegal-alien’) non-whites is racial-political dynamite. Finis the white guilt trip, and the ‘poor Indians.’ Time to stop being ‘compassionate’ and time to buy guns for our self-defense and DEMAND that OUR border to hostile and heavily Indian Mexico be closed.That is what this whole Solutrean truth screams out. And the J-Team knows it. Olly Steeds of the Discovery Channel told me ‘what you are saying is continuing to incite racial hatred.’ Yeah, I guess we do kinda hate people deliberately planning our genocide.”

    Signed,

    An actual archaeologist.

  • http://yahoo David

    Just because they were from Europe doesn’t mean they were blond-haired, blue-eyed Nordic types. You can drop the hate-the-white-man racist gibberish right now because these were not him. This was 17,000 years ago and at that time all, and I mean ALL, the Indo-European tribes were living in Central Asia. Just who the Solutrean people were we do not know. What color they were we do not know. At best some of their bloodline may have survived in the early Celtic people, but NONE of the people we identify as today’s Europeans arrived in Europe until around 8,000 years ago. I am so sick of science being hijacked by “Political Correctness” and can’t wait until the next generation rebels against it in en-mass, telling their parents “Stuff your PC crap, you Establishment Pig!”

  • http://yahoo David

    Sorry, but this ‘liberal’ hate-mongering need to begin to be addressed.

  • http://yahoo David

    Once again I run into the ‘hater liberals’ who must denigrate white men at every turn. Liberals are the true ‘haters’! Case in point: All these comments. It was 17,000 years ago you Haters of Europeans! There WERE NO ‘white men’ in Europe, you racists! The Caucasian branch of the Indo-European linguistic family-group were living west of the Caspian Sea at this time and probably numbered no more than 50 to 100,00. The Solutrean people were most likely dark-haired and dark-skinned, much like ancient Celts and the Inuit today. For God’s sake, do a little homework! You will find that the human race has been migrating and overtaking lands since time immemorial. Did the Aztecs give a s**t about the Tecpanec? The Totonac? Did the Iroquois League show mercy to the Eriez? Or the Souix? They considered them the dirt of the plains.
    What was the success of Timbuktu in the 14th century? It was a clearing house for black slaves brought from the west coast of Africa by black traders to sell to the MUSLIM Arabs. They pierced their chests and throats with rings to which they attached chains so they would march along. Three hundred years before the Dutch arrived and availed themselves of this ongoing, lucrative market. Hypocrites, opportunists and liars: Yours is the lie of ommision. You don’t tell the whole story, do you? How my ancestors in Poland were serfs able to keep only 10% of what they grew, paying the rest to a Voivde who kept himself and his family in luxury. How my grandfather sold everything he had to bring himself and his new bride across the sea to land in a wonderful and terrifying place called New York City. How he was immediatly his own man? You do not tell this because you want to tear down the world to your own pathetic level, because you HATE those who have done better with their lives than you and it really doesn’t matter to you if they are White, Black, Brown or Yellow, they are Capitalist Pigs and you haven’t gotten yourself the education to keep up.

  • Darrin

    All the men had nicely shaved faces.

  • XYZ

    History is written by victors. Unfortunately. This is food for thought. No, Columb and his band of savage retards didnt discover anything. Vikings and before them, Phoenicians were there. Get ur head out of the sand and stop the bullcrap with supremacy of the white man and KKK. It has nothing to do with it. This is how the things were, deal with it or keep lying to urself.

  • XYZ

    “We all came from Africa my friend.”

    Maybe u and ur family, moron.

  • XYZ

    “The white man is always trying to take credit”

    U need to take ur pills. What is ur problem after all?

  • XYZ

    “There are no prehistoric remains of Europeans discovered in the Americas (to date).
    Peace on you all.”

    There are, but the truth is hidden from the sheeple. So go on believeing what uve just said.

  • Phhammerlove73

    wheres the sex scenes?

  • Talya

    So what about Native American tribes? Or are they just no that important?

  • g_los

    If you found this interesting you should read a book called “The Farfarers” by Farley Mowat.

  • http://realworldhistoryandanthropology.blogspot.ca hernandayoleary

    Lots of misinformation going on here.
    1. The first native Americans according to professors like Harvard’s Archaeologist Roland B Dixon and Brazilian Dr. Niede Guidon who has unearthed over 800 pre-historic native American sites: “Dr. Guidon remains defiant about her findings. At her home on the grounds of a museum she founded to focus on the discoveries in Serra da Capivara, she said she believed that humans had reached these plateaus [northeast brazil] even earlier, around 100,000 years ago, and might have come not overland from Asia but by boat from Africa.”, Dr. David Imhotep, Dr. Ivan Van Sertima, Dr. Walter Neves, “an archaeologist from the University of Sao Paolo, has taken extensive skull measurements from dozens of skulls, including the oldest, a young woman who has been named Lucia. Then a forensic artist, Richard Neave from the University of Manchester, UK, created a face for Lucia. The result was surprising: “It has all the features of a negroid face,” says Dr Neave. The shape of the skulls changes between 9,000 and 7,000 years ago from being exclusively negroid to exclusively mongoloid. Combined with rock art evidence of increasing violence at this time, it appears that the mongoloid people from the north invaded and wiped out the original Americans. The pre-European Fuegeans, who lived stone age-style lives until this century, show hybrid skull features which could have resulted from intermarrying between mongoloid and negroid peoples. Their rituals and traditions also bear some resemblance to the ancient rock art in Brazil.” BBC NEWS, NEW YORK TIMES. “Dr. Albert Goodyear indicate that the sediments containing these artifacts are at least 50,000 years old, meaning that humans inhabited North American long before the last ice age.” Science daily. At this point, 50,000 year ago, the only race was black people as white skin based out of studies from the university of oslo is no more than 5-6000 years old. ‘First Americans were Black according to BBC documentary’
    2. the first or original inhabitants of the americas were black or negroid people.
    3. The mongoloid people started coming as consistent with the clovis model
    4. White people did predate columbus in 2 waves. The first are the ones who came with the asian mongoloids in small numbers. The early Asian mongoloids were not very different than whites and vice versa. These central asian whites/Asians or “eurasians” often possess features that are difficult to source out if they are white or asians. Think of people from Finland or other parts of central and western asian today where people do not look quiet white nor asian. Many of these groups came over with the mongoloid groups, although they were in the minority. They were part of the later waves after the mongol region was emptied of its people. The white european group who does predate the colombus is some of the vikings. Other groups like the chinese and malians also predated colombus.
    5. People arguing over who the “Real native” americans are losing the focus. You had blacks, mongols, central asian whites (and I mean white in the broadest sense here), chinese, vikings and malians on this continent all before colombus. Whaever settlements vikings had they largely abandoned by the time of colombus.
    6. None of the white people around today are descendant of the pre-colombian whites. By the time of Colombus white pre-colombians were wiped out
    7. Native Americans need not feel threatened.

  • http://realworldhistoryandanthropology.blogspot.ca hernandayoleary

    Re-reading the doc, 17,000 years ago white people weren’t even in Europe, the man they found in spain 7,000 years ago had the black skin gene like african americans. The grimaldi negroids are found over spain and italy and france. It was not until the german, slavic, synthian and expansion of central asians into europe did whites even come into europe, and this was closer 1-2 ad not 15,000 bc.