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Here’s One Theory About What Happened to the Lamanite People

The Iroquois, who claim New York is their ancestral homeland, provide the clearest link to the Lamanites of Nephite times. They are now believed to have developed from the ancestral Point Peninsula populations living in New York around 600 B.C., into the later Owasco culture, and ultimately into the Iroquois. Francis Parkman R. said of the Iroquois: “Their war parties roamed over half …

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