kennewick man http://www.kplu.org en First Kennewick Man, Now Naia: Seattle-Area Scientist Probes Secrets In Ancient Skeleton http://www.kplu.org/post/first-kennewick-man-now-naia-seattle-area-scientist-probes-secrets-ancient-skeleton <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/149717430&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>They call her Naia. She was probably about 16, a forager living mainly on fruit in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. One day she ventured into a cave when the floor gave out. She plunged maybe 100 feet and died.</p><p>And that’s how divers would find her, some 12,000 years later, alongside saber-tooth cats and other extinct animal bones in the now-underwater cave system.</p><p>“It’s the most complete female paleoamerican skeleton, period,” said James Chatters, owner of the Bothell-based company Applied Paleoscience.</p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 16597 at http://www.kplu.org First Kennewick Man, Now Naia: Seattle-Area Scientist Probes Secrets In Ancient Skeleton Mystery solved: Who the 'Kennewick Man' really was http://www.kplu.org/post/mystery-solved-who-kennewick-man-really-was <p>For one thing, Kennewick Man –&nbsp;the 9,500-year-old remains found in the shallows of the Columbia River more than 16 years ago –&nbsp;was buff. We’re talking beefcake.</p><p>So says Doug Owsley, head of physical anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Owsley led the study of the ancient remains.</p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 20:39:11 +0000 Anna King 6690 at http://www.kplu.org Mystery solved: Who the 'Kennewick Man' really was Scientist: 'Kennewick Man' lived on coast, not southeast Washington http://www.kplu.org/post/scientist-kennewick-man-lived-coast-not-southeast-washington MATTAWA, Wash. – Kennewick Man spent most of his life on the coast, not in the region on the Columbia River where he was found. So says the federal scientist who fought for nearly 10 years to study the 9,500 year old bones. The scientist released some of his findings at a conference this week with Northwest tribes<p>Kennewick Man’s bones give an indication of what he ate, and how he lived. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 23:35:50 +0000 6676 at http://www.kplu.org Scientist: 'Kennewick Man' lived on coast, not southeast Washington Jawbone found near Kennewick Man site, raising specter of controversy http://www.kplu.org/post/jawbone-found-near-kennewick-man-site-raising-specter-controversy <p>Federal archeologists are investigating a very old jawbone that turned up Monday along the Columbia River in Kennewick, Wash. The human remains were found a short distance from where Kennewick Man was discovered in 1996 and sparked a decade-long legal conflict.</p><p>The battles over Kennewick Man have scientists being extra cautious with the new discovery.</p><p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 18:01:34 +0000 Tom Banse & Robin Cedar 2985 at http://www.kplu.org Jawbone found near Kennewick Man site, raising specter of controversy