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Dear Anon,

As far as I can find Luzia is either the oldest or second oldest, both within a thousand or two thousand years of each other...

But I personally am guessing it is only a matter of time; I did find this quite fascinating provocative sentence for example:

"Charcoal, a chipped stone stool and scraps of food … Read more

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This is interesting. From Wiki :

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to European colonisation. The earliest definite human remains found in Australia are those of MungoRead more

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Dear Anonymous,

I think science limits us too much with the Bering land bridge...

1) Ancient peoples may have been much more sophisticated than we realize with ships, science, and exploration. The Australian aborigines also are famous for sensory and intuitive powers far beyond us in the West...

2) The currents of the Pacific Ocean; 8,700 miles between … Read more

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From Wikipedia:  Anthropologists have variously described Luzia's features as resembling those of Negroids, Indigenous Australians, Melanesians and the Negritos of Southeast Asia. Walter Neves, an anthropologist at the University of São Paulo, suggests that Luzia's features most … Read more