The Blond Mandan: A Critical Review of an Old Problem

  title={The Blond Mandan: A Critical Review of an Old Problem},
  author={Marshall T. Newman},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  pages={255 - 272}
  • M. Newman
  • Published 1 October 1950
  • History
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
blondism and other non-Indian physical traits, an unusual language and mythology, fortified villages and a developed horticulture provided the evidence for two theories of Mandan origin through pre-Columbian contact with Europeans. One of these theories, widely held in the latter part of the 18th century, and revived in 1841 by the artist George Catlin, was that the Mandan were the descendants of a legendary 12th century expedition of Welsh led by Madoc.2 The other theory claimed the Mandan to… 

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