Re: Amerindian navigators and Eurocentrism in scholarship


From dweller@ramtops.demon.co.uk (Doug Weller)
Date Sun, 14 Sep 1997 07:49:31 GMT
Newsgroups sci.archaeology.mesoamerican, sci.archaeology, sci.anthropology, alt.folklore.science
References <5v7uj4$l3p$1@titan.globalserve.net > <bortiz-1109972343390001@ip184.birmingham4.mi.pub-ip.psi.net > <5vbqv2$dlp$1@news.trends.ca > <bortiz-1209972131000001@ip70.birmingham4.mi.pub-ip.psi.net > <5vfo8a$9ng$1@news.trends.ca >

On 14 Sep 1997 04:12:58 GMT, in sci.archaeology.mesoamerican, Yuri Kuchinsky
wrote:

>Bernard Ortiz de Montellano (bortiz@earthlink.net) wrote:
>: In article <5vbqv2$dlp$1@news.trends.ca
>, yuku@mail.trends.ca (Yuri
>: Kuchinsky) wrote:
>
>: This is the crux of the problem. The only citations you make are to
>: secondary, tertiary or even quaternary sources usually Carter or
>: Heyerdahl. You then disclaim all further responsibility by repeating over
>: and over that all of us should go to Carter or Heyerdahl to get the data.
>: You have the cart before the horse, *You, Yuri are the one making the
>: claim*
>
>Well, it's actually Carter who is making the claim.

And Yuri's search for truth doesn't oblige him to go any further. After all, 
as
he says later, he trusts Carter!
Doug


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