Cranial Evidence of Pre-Contact Multiple Population Expansions in the Caribbean

@inproceedings{Ross2004CranialEO,
  title={Cranial Evidence of Pre-Contact Multiple Population Expansions in the Caribbean},
  author={Ann H Ross},
  year={2004}
}
The most recognized Caribbean population dispersal hypothesis is a direct jump from South America followed by dispersal into the Lesser Antilles and westward. This evidence primarily comes from the archaeological record, as skeletal material is scarce in the Caribbean due to generally poor preservation. This study evaluated the direct jump hypothesis along with other possible migration routes using cranial landmark data. A study of three-dimensional facial shape variation among pre-Contact… CONTINUE READING