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18.10.17

The SEA PEOPLE

Why is it important for readers of early American history to think about an ancient culture called the "People of the Sea"?
The NILE MOSAIC
There may have been an ancient culture of people who sailed the sea. That culture existed when the land cultures of Asia, Asia Minor and Europe were developing warfare so they could control agricultural land.
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People of the sea lived by different principles than the people on land.  The people of the sea believed in trade, non-violent resolution of conflicts, respect for women, and equality.
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This detail of the Nile Mosaic is evidence that the cultures of the people of the sea and the people of the land existed side by side for a long, long time.
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The Mosaic may be a composite history of the world.  The corn stalks shown growing on rocks, which may be copper, could be a depiction of  the copper country near Lake Superior in America. 
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[NOTE: This post was written on Wed. June 8, 2011.  On July 11, 2011, National Geographic Magazine published a picture of the complete "Nile Mosaic" on pages 50-51.
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The widely known "detail of Nile Mosaic," shown above, is an edited version.  It is a segment of about 1/3 of the entire mosaic.
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The segment appears to be taken out of the lower right side with some of the right border missing.
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The details edited out of the mosaic are animals from the jungles of central africa, and a large snake, which may have come from central America,  The entire mosaic is evidence that ancient man knew features of most of the world at the time of Christ's birth.
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The editing of the mosaic may show the power of the Eurocentric paradigm i.n action.
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When the European Pope wrote the Doctrine of Discovery Bull in 1493, the Kings and their historians, who wrote history in the newly developing universities of Europe, may have suppressed most of the information of the world beyond Europe so they could "discover" and claim the land.]
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The people of America may have been descendants of the people of the sea culture, which was based on oral communications, freedom of movement, adjusting life to the food supply, and strong sustaining principles that, eventually, included the Ten Commandments and the teachings of Christ.
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 But the other histories of the world have been written by Eurocentric historians, who came from land cultures.  The European justification for the invasion of America was the “Right of [first] Discovery.”
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This mind set of the Eurocentric historians, who wrote the histories of Europe, did not consider any knowledge of prior voyages. Thus, the knowledge of the “other side,” may have died when the land based histories denied contact with the other side before the “first discovery.”
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The Pope was the original cause of the "no contact before Columbus" paradigm. 
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Spain and Portugal claimed the land they were "first" to discover.  The Conquistadors claimed the land had no Christians living upon it.  A few modern historians debate that claim.
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Evidence reveals that, when Columbus sailed, sea voyages to America had been a continual process for at least 3,700 years.
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Privacy (secrecy) was one of the strongest principles of the people of the sea.
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So, based on evidence, the following hypotheses are probably valid.
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Communications between America and Europe and Asia were only a matter of months.
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The Ten Commandments and Christ’s messages were incorporated into the American cultures, because Christ's message was what the Americans, who were of the sea culture, already believed.
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Religion among the Americans was taught by the parents as a code of conduct and enforced by the villagers.
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The source of religious information was validated oral transmission via people of the sea traders.
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Many American tribes called the sun, "Jesus, the light of the world."
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One religious concept of the "Light of the World" belief is that God shines on everyone, friend and foe, alike.
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Most modern Americans believe their ancestors were more faithful to the code of conduct taught by Christ than are most EurAmericans.
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The adherence of America people to the first commandment, "You shall have no other gods before Me.” would become a stumbling block for EurAmericans for four centuries.
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The tragic irony is that the God the Americans would not accept from the EurAmericans may have been the Great Spirit they already had.
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The Americans based their judgment on the conduct they saw used by the European invaders.  The invaders came with guns, germs, and steel.
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The Eurocentric invaders used an intimidation code of conduct to optimize the use of weapons to secure food, wealth, and land.
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Thus the conquering of the American people may be best understood from the view point that the Americans lived the Ten Commandments. The Americans were more faithful in following Christ’s code of conduct.

The Americans were more faithful to their ethics than were most European invaders, who represented a religion that most had not learned.
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The invaders lusted for wealth or land so much that they were willing to use their warfare capabilities to kill millions of people in order to conquer two continents.
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13.10.17

25.8.17

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 2A, STRONG MAN

1372-1373

STRONG MAN

After him, the Strong-Man was chief, who was useful to the chieftains.
 Sakinawtenk alkosohit sakimachik apenda
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alkosohit

chik

apenda  

19.8.17

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 1, PART 3A, SHIVERS-WITH-COLD

1370
SHIVERS-WITH-COLD
After him, 
Shiverer-with-Cold was chief,
 who went south 
to the corn land.
Sagimawtenk taguachi 

shawaniwaen minihaking.
__DECIPHERMENT__
taguachi
DAGOTSCHI
cold, freezing
TANV5135

shawaniwaen
SOWANNIHEN
The South wind
SOWV5040
minihaking
MINNI
MINV2082a.jpg
SMALL
HA
?memory from past?
lapping of waterfall
 KING
?memory from past?
PLACE
___COMMENTS___
This stanza is interesting.  The three recorded phases do NOT mention corn, unless the Monrovian recorders thought the word "minni" meant grain.  The suffex -min often implied grain, nuts, or berries.

The syllable "ing" denotes that the "Miniha" is a place.  There is a Minnihaha Falls at Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

The LENAPE History describes the coming to Minnihaha and the rapid fleeing from the falls, caused by some perceived threat.
The Sioux, who also fled from a preceived threat and later came into the area after the LENAPE moved through.

Once again I have convinced myself and, I hope, some of you that Sherwin's 15,000 words can decipher the LENAPE History and offer fresh insight to the history.

But until we can get university professors and their students to believe that when the English Invaded, most Americans were LENAPE, who spoke Norse, this decipherment activity is not likely to survive.

The evidence, to date, is that the faculty and students of universities chose not to discuss the paradigm of Norse in America.  That choice continues suppression of American history by omission.

The issue is not that the Americans spoke Norse--that fact is well proven by Sherwin-- or that the LENAPE history is valid--too many places, artifacts and words prove that.
The issue is the university faculty and students decisions to continue  suppression by omission of valid knowledge.
The university faculty and students are suppressing the past by ignoring the remaining knowledge of the past.

Soon that remaining knowledge will be suppressed forever.

In you are not in favor of that fate, YOU must DO SOMETHING.

One thing to do is encourage an university to study the LENAPE history by using Sherwin's volumes of the VIKING and the RED MAN.


12.8.17

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 1, PART 2A. SNOW FATHER

1368-1369
SNOW-FATHER
After him,
Snow-Father was chief,
 he of the big teeth.

Sagimawtenk gunokeni, sagimawtenk mangipitak.
SHOULD  BE
SNOW KIN
WERE LIKE GOD FOLKS.
_ _ _ _ _ _
Sagima (Judge)

wtenk (after)
guno keni
guhn    ken  
Snow   ken
GUHV6030  (TBD)
So, once again, Sherwin's Norse words collected in 1940-50 agree with the words of the LENAPE history, spoken verbally about 1400 and recorded about 1831 by German speaking missionaries.

The word "Ken," which is the English "kin" implies that there were one or more "ken," from the snow country, maybe Greenland, but no priest or "Father."

The fact that Sherwin's words are Old Norse and both documents mean the same thing is evidence that the Americans were speaking Norse when the English invaded. 
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Sagima (Judge)

wtenk (then)
mangipitak
man gi    pi    tak
   MANN   I   TTO WOCK
God                      folk
MAKV7043
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Mangipitak appears to be sounds that were written down incorrectly.  The "gi" for "i" is understandable.  "P" and "tt" are often exchanged.  The final "k" often means "folks."

In this case the inorrect spelling of the sounds appears to have masked the meaning of the word.

If the original sounds had been "Mannitowock" then we might assume the "Father" word in the previous phrase might have meant meant for the SNOW KEN who were like GOD FOLKS.

Notice the pictograph  sketch of what might be the ice pack on Greenland.

We have no other historical record of people from Greenland going to America about AD 1369.  The effects of the Little Ice Age were becoming more severe.  Communications between America and the east side of the Atlantic were effectively stopped.
Also the English may have deliberately suppressed any known communication.

But we have learned a few things.

1.  The original translators missed the apparent doubling of years onto one stick.

2.  The original translators appear to have made errors in translation.  I.e. "mo blood" may have meant "not telling."

  "Mangipitak" may have been "MANNITTOWOCK."  People from the North who are ken but behave like Gods makes a better message to save than a chief with big teeth.

3.  Decipherment takes much longer than I have allowed.

The best course of action is for me to revise the "second semestor" schedule. 

I will post pictographes and stanzas, when I am comfortable with the translations.  I am using only words from the VIKING and the RED MAN.  If I cannot find a resonable word in the VIKING and the RED MAN, I do not use or publish a translated phrase.

Based on past experience, I will be able to do about one Stansza per week.

Our progress will be slower but our understanding may be better.

9.8.17

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 1A, MUCH LOVED

1365
MUCH LOVED

After him,
Much-Loved was chief,
a good man.


Wtenk nekama sakimanep pemaholend wulitowin.
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The Monrovian translation seems to be in not correct because the syllable for "Pure" (len) and the syllable for "unbecoming" (win) are not covered by the "good Man."  Also "Love" does not seem to be among the sounds.

The LENAPE words in the VIKING and the RED MAN result in:
Wtenk 
AFTER
nekama
NOT BLACK
 sakimanep
JUDGE (WAS)
 pem aho len d
   pem elo  len ni
      PEMV1155      RENV1168
KEEP ON   PURE
wulito   win
wuliton win
         WULV5166   WINV1240
  To make well unbecoming
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Thus the recorded sounds yield a translation different from the Monrovian version.

If the situation was that the more religious (pure) Greenland LENAPE were surrounded by southern LENAPE (Shawnee) who had been in America for two centuries, then the stanza may have a little understanding.
The LENAPE historian may have been saying:
"We met people with unbecoming worship behavior.  But we kept our worship behavior pure.  Those people began to follow our example."
The circle on the stomach may indicate the "unbecoming" people.  The frazzled "Holy spirit" spike may indicate variations of worship procedures.

NOTE:
I am 95% sure the original translation is not correct.

I am about 85% sure of the Viking and Red Man words w/ meaning.

I am only about 55% sure that I have an understanding of the LENAPE historians intentions.

I await your comments.

6.6.17

SEMESTER 2, WEEK 2, PART C, CAVES

 
CAVES 

At the place of caves, in the buffalo land, they at last had food, on pleasant plain.
 Oligonunk sisilaking nallimetzin kolakwaming.


SEMESTER 2, WEEK 2, PART B, SALT & GOING SEAWARD


SALT MAN. LITTLE ONE

After him, the Salt-Man was chief, after him the Little-One was chief
Sawkimawtenk shiwapi, sakimatenk penkwoni.
GOING SEAWARD
There was no rain, and no corn, so they moved further seaward.

 Attasokelan attaminin wapaniwaen italissipek.

SEMESTER 2: WEEK 2, CORN

1371
CORN BREAKER

After him, Corn-Breaker was chief, who brought about the planting of corn.

Sakimawtenk huminiend minigeman sohalgol.
wi.
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huminiend 
hu
haar
HUPV1062 
NOTABLE

MINIEND
MANDA
MIRV80576
CORN

minigeman
mangimin
MINV4080
A LARGE GRAIN


sohalgol
sohkeu
SOHV1132
"POURS FORTH"

wi.
wi-
WI-V4164
PLEASURE

___ COMMENTS___
Once again, Sherwin's collection of LENAPE words and their Old Norse meanings appear to guide us to a reasonable definition of a vocal stanza created over six centuries ago.

This ability to define what was said over six centuries ago is evidence that:
1. Sherwin's efforts to collect and understand the LENAPE language yielded a valid data set.

2.  The LENAPE History is a valid history.

This stanza and the previous stanza describe the LENAPE coming to the place of a small waterfall (Minnehaha) and the growing of a bumper crop of corn.

These events happened just after the start of the Little Ice Age (AD 1370 - 71).  Evidence from six centuries ago still exists in place names:  Whet Stone,  Traverse, Vebelen, Wilmot, Kampeska, and others.

You may choose to believe: 1) that the LENAPE attempted to record a history six centuries ago, or 2) you may believe the English did not reset American history to describe a NEW WORLD after they invaded and suppressed the people on shore, who were speaking Norse.

The real crux of the matter is: were the Americans speaking Norse or were they  not speaking Norse?
The evidence is that the Americans were speaking Norse.



31.5.17

SEMESTER II, ANSWERS TO WEEK I


NOT BLACK
After him, 
Not-Black was chief, 
who was a straight man.
MUCH-LOVED
After him, 
Much-Loved was chief, 
a good man.
NO-BLOOD
After him, 
No-Blood was chief, 
who walked in cleanliness.
SNOW-FATHER
 After him, 
Snow-Father was chief, 
he of the big teeth.
TALLY MAKER
After him, 
Tally-Maker was chief, 
who made records.
SHIVERER-WITH-COLD
 After him, 
Shiverer-with-Cold was chief,
 who went south
to the corn land

SEMESTER II, WEEK 1, PART 3, TALLY MAKER

1368
TALLY MAKER
After him, 
Tally-Maker was chief,
 who made records.
 Sagimawtenk olumapi,
 leksahowen sohalawak.
__DECIPHERMENT___
Sagima  wtenk
            (Judge after = then)
olum api
        (year person)
leksa            howen
lichi              howen
lie (= put) down  anyone         LENV5O59      HACV7022              soha    la     wak
              seigr  vera  foolk
               tough-like people
SISV4131
___COMMENTS___
A new dicipherment using Sherwin's words does not significantly change the original translation.

 The pictograph represents a record keeper at work.  The original stanza should be used.

Based on the probable location between Sissiton (Buffalo town) and the next recorded location, Minnihaha (little waterfall), the Tally Maker was located somewhere in what is now South Dakota, probably along the BIG SIOUX RIVER.  Today Interstate 29 parallels the BIG SIOUX RIVER as a major travel route.

Many names along the route are LENAPE/NORSE names: Sissiton, Traverse, Wilmot, Milbank, Kampeska, (at Watertown) Norden, Poinsett, Brookings, Minnehaha and others.

Enough LENAPE/NORSE names survive after seven centuries to indicate the probable migration of the Greenland LENAPE.
The paradigm to keep in your heads is that the Greenland LENAPE were a cohesive group of people migrating through a lightly populated land.  The Southern Lenape (Shawnee) people on the land spoke LENAPE but had a nomadic culture. They moved to harvest food. The Shawnee were willing to move out of the way or, maybe, move in with the Greenland LENAPE.
Thousands of people in a cohesive group may have depleted the local food resources over time.  A continual movement of the group at about 20 miles per year may have added new food.  Those LENAPE remaining behind may have survived at did the Shawnee of the nomadic culture.

The LENAPE history was created in the 14th century by historians in the Greenland LENAPE group.  The surrounding people, the Shawnee, had been on the land for over three hundred years.









      


SEMESTER II, WEEK 1, PART 2, NO-BLOOD

1366-1367
NO BLOOD
After him, 
No-Blood was chief, 
who walked in cleanliness.
Sagimawtenk matemik, sagimawtenk pilsohalin.
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Sagima (Judge)
wtenk (then, after)
ma (not)
Temik ? (telling)
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This pictograph and stanza appears to refer to TWO years.  The first phrase "matemik" appears to be "Not telling."  So far "temik" sounds have no relation to blood.
So the original translation might be flawed.  The LENAPE reciter may have said "I cannot tell" (because I do not remember.)  The Monrovian recorders may have somehow recorded "No Blood."
___Second Phrase___

Sagima (Judge)
wtenk (then, after)
pil soha   lin
    pil aoua  len ni

      PETV3103      RENV1168
admirable    PURE
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  The second phrase ends with the sound "LIN" which means "Pure."

The first word appears to be "pilaoua." A string of Norse vowels is difficult to spell.
"Pilaoua" means "admirable."

The "head" raised up on a pedestal might be a way to draw "admirable."
___COMMENTS___
The original LENAPE historian in 1366 may have been creating self-verifying stanzas of about 48 syllables.
There is indications that the LENAPE reciter was giving the Moravians, in 1831, the shortest phrase and meaning possible, because he was disturbed by the poor translation he was hearing.
Yet pieces of two out of three stanzas use the "LEN" syllable.
"Keep on (being) pure.
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Admirably pure."

I think this is a remarkable distillation of the important  things to record for history at a time during the beginning of the Little Ice Age, when food for all was becoming difficult to find.

The words of the LENAPE history appear to make sense when the definitions of VIKING and the RED MAN are used.  That ability to decipher should convince us that the words are Norse.

The LENAPE history has been known for 186 years.
The VIKING and the RED MAN has been published for 76 years.

Yet I have seen no university linguists professor write that the American Language was Norse--or even attempt to explain that the American Language was not Norse.

The suppression of this knowledge is done by omitting the LENAPE history  and the VIKING and the RED MAN from the curriculum.

Finding Norse words in eastern North America is not difficult.  Finding a professor who will teach that Norse words came before the English appears to be almost impossible.

I am looking for an university professor who will teach that the most Americans spoke Norse, when the English invaded.  

Send me the names of those professors.









SEMESTER 2, WEEK I, NOT BLACK & MUCH LOVED

1364
N0T BLACK
After him,

Not-Black was chief,
 who was a straight man.
Wtenk nekama sakimanep tasukamend shakagapipi.
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The Moravian traslation in AD 1831does not seem quite right.

Below is an attempt to under stand the recorded sounds better.

After (Wtenk) "Peaceful"
Not Black (nekama)
was chief judge (sakimanep)
who When, (Ta) 
(Norwegian "da")
suka
The color probably refered to hair color
mend 
sha
kaga
pipi.
To be determined
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Maybe the LENAPE historian was trying to say
"Not Black was the criteria to judge men by, when most people had dark hair.  Those with "not black" hair raised themselfs above others."

This is a first educated attemp.  I would like your insight.


1365
MUCH LOVED

After him,
Much-Loved was chief,
a good man.


Wtenk nekama sakimanep pemaholend wulitowin.