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TitleOrigin of the Indians
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1902
Secondary AuthorsLyman, Francis M.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number14
Date Published3 April 1902
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Ancient America – North America; Ancient America – South America; Ancient Egypt; Linguistics; Native Americans; Transoceanic Contact; Transoceanic Voyage

The Tinneh Indians of Alaska “indisputably are of Asiatic origin,” a conclusion reached through language comparisons. The writer maintains that “Mexico, Central and South America contain antiquities which are highly suggestive of Egyptian origin.” These could have crossed via the ancient continent of Atlantis.