Thursday, August 4, 2016

Blonde Haired Mandan Sioux: Descendants of the Biblical Amorites

Blonde Haired Mandan Sioux: Descendants of the Biblical Amorites

Mandan Indian woman painted by George Catlin with European faical features


In 1832, the famous frontier painter George Catlin lived with the Mandans for several months, subsequently writing and illustrating highly detailed accounts of the Mandan people and their culture. His description of Mandan architecture approximates the medieval Norse dwellings remarkably. Catlin documented (and painted) Mandans with blond hair; hazel, gray, and blue eyes; and Nordic features."
Catlin wrote, “I am fully convinced that they have come from some other origin than that of other North American tribes, or that they are an amalgam of native with some civilized race," one-fifth or one-sixth of the Mandans were nearly white and had light blue eyes "