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Re: Genetic traits
At 12:16 06/04/00 -0400, you wrote:
>Pardon my stupidity, but was Eric The Red any relation to the Sinclairs?
>Or the trait of the red hair?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Niven Sinclair" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 3:51 AM
>Subject: Genetic traits
Yes, all the early Norse Rovers* were related to Henry Sinclair and, ipso
* Eirek,Leif, Thorvald, Thorstein, Thorfinn, Freydis.
> > If I may add a footnote to the recent exchanges between Johnnye and
> > about genetic
> > memory and her 'unusual' red hair and green eyes, the Narrgansett Indians
> > when asked: "Who
> > built Newport Tower?" answered: "It was built by fire-haired* men with
> > green eyes who came
> > up the river in a boat like a gull with a broken wing".
> > * Note: fire-haired men. Not fair haired
> > 'The gull with the broken wing' was undoubtedly a reference to the
> > ships' sail flapping in
> > the breeze because, by the time the ship was in the estuary, it would,
> > in all probability,
> > have been propelled by men at the oars.
> > What a wonderful description the Narragansett people gave to the arrival
> > the builders of
> > Newport Tower and how much we can (and should) learn about the early
> > history of America
> > from that simple sentence.
> > Niven Sinclair
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