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Moapariat Paiute woman gathering seeds, southern Nevada.
This information is followed by the identification number. English names of individuals have been used, with native or secondary designations in parentheses. Office and sutler store, Round Valley Agency, Calif., 1876.
A study of skulls excavated from the tip of Baja California in Mexico suggests that the first Americans may not have been the ancestors of today's Amerindians, but another people who came from Southeast Asia and the southern Pacific area.
The question of who colonized the Americas, and when, has long been hotly debated.
The researchers believe Luzia was part of a people, referred to as "Paleoamericans," who migrated into the Americaspossibly even by boatlong before the Mongoloid people.
These Paleoamericans may later have been wiped out by or interbred with Mongoloids invading from the north.