Native Americans Shipwrecked In Holland?

Native Americans Shipwrecked In Holland?
Archaeological evidence suggests that other cultures reached America even before Christopher Columbus. Among them were the Vikings, Polynesians and even Romans.

But did you know that there are also accounts that Native Americans also navigated the Atlantic Ocean and were shipwrecked in the Netherlands around 60 B.C.?

"Native Americans also crossed the Atlantic: anthropologists conjecture that Native Americans voyage east millenia ago from Canada to Scandinavia or Scotland. Two Indians shipwrecked in Holland around 60 B.C. became major curiosities in Europe," sociologist James Loewen wrote in his book "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong."

Though Columbus was not the first to reach the Americas, he is being credited for the discovery of the "New World" as his expedition was responsible for bringing the Americas to the forefront of Western attention.

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  1. And take note, Native Americans aren't white skins... they are Indians which Columbus failed to defend why Indians are in American when he reach the "New World" whilst Indians live at Asia.

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