Vikings probably took a Native American home

Some genetic researchers have found genes in an Icelandic family that could be traced to an American Indian from 1000 AD.

“As the island was practically isolated from the 10th century onwards, the most probable hypothesis is that these genes correspond to an Amerindian woman who was taken from America by the Vikings some time around the year 1000,” Carles Lalueza-Fox, of the Pompeu Fabra university in Spain, said.

I bet they just took her with them to show all the Icelanders what nice people Native Americans were.

Via The Daily What.

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