Saturday, December 19, 2015



"Neanderthals and modern humans not only coexisted for thousands of years long ago, as anthropologists have established, but now their little secret is out: they also cohabited.

At least that is the interpretation being made by paleontologists who have examined the 24,500-year-old skeleton of a young boy discovered recently in a shallow grave in Portugal. Bred in the boy's bones seemed to be a genetic heritage part Neanderthal, part early modern Homo sapiens. He was a hybrid, they concluded, and the first strong physical evidence of interbreeding between the groups in Europe.
"This skeleton demonstrates that early modern humans and Neanderthals are not all that different," said Dr. Erik Trinkaus, a paleoanthropologist at Washington University in St. Louis. "They intermixed, interbred and produced offspring.'...."
(JOHN NOBLE WILFORD, "Discovery Suggests Humans Are a Bit Neanderthal, N.Y. Times April 25, 1999)

"The Germania, written by the Roman historian Publius Cornelius Tacitus around 98 ce and originally entitled On the Origin and Situation of the Germanic Peoples (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum), was a historical and ethnographic work on the Germanic tribes outside the Roman Empire.

Tacitus says (Ch. 2) that physically, the Germanic peoples appear to be a distinct nation, not an admixture of their neighbors, as nobody would desire to migrate to a climate as horrid as that of Germania. They are divided into three large branches, the Ingaevones, the Herminones and the Istaevones, deriving their ancestry from three sons of Mannus, son of Tuisto, their common forefather. In Chapter 4, he mentions that they all have common physical characteristics, blue eyes (truces et caerulei oculi = "sky-coloured, azure, dark blue, dark green), reddish hair ( rutilae comae = "red, golden-red, reddish yellow") and large bodies, vigorous at the first onset but not tolerant of exhausting labour, tolerant of hunger and cold but not of heat.[1]

In Chapter 7, Tacitus describes their government and leadership as somewhat merit-based and egalitarian, with leadership by example rather than authority and that punishments are carried out by the priests. He mentions (Ch. 8) that the opinions of women are given respect. In Chapter 9, Tacitus describes a form of folk assembly rather similar to the public....."  (


".......Picasso understood that in order to achieve greatness and to transcend the masters of the past he had to break from the formalities of classical painting and create new forms of expression. Picasso’s desire for greatness compelled him to leave his home of Barcelona, Spain in 1901 and to move to Paris, the art capital of Europe. In Paris, Picasso was introduced to traditional African Art. African Art so profoundly affected Picasso that it provided the creative impetus he needed to create works that shed all conventions and enabled him to surpass his artistic rivals. Picasso was by no means the first to be influenced by non-western art, but he was the first to form a symbiotic relationship with the concepts of African Art and to create a new aesthetic language." (Nadeen Pennisi. "Picasso and Africa....". http:

"Luis Palés Matos,  (born March 20, 1898, Guayama, Puerto Rico—died Feb. 23, 1959, San Juan), Puerto Rican lyric poet who enriched the vocabulary of Spanish poetry with words, themes, and rhythms of African and Afro-American folklore and dance.

Palés Matos wrote his first poetry, which was collected in Azaleas (1915), in imitation of the fashionable modernist trends, but he soon found his own direction in his personal interpretation (as a white man) of black culture. His poems on black themes firmly established his literary reputation and gave impetus to the developing concern of Spanish Americans with the African elements in their heritage." (


Please refer to Trump, Le Pen, Menchú, Trujillo, Torquemada, Isabel la Católica, Jabibonuco, El Inca Garcilazo de la Vega...


Create your own... and do not confuse it with folkloric dances or dry goods imported by the Europeans when they invaded everywhere and everybody...

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