The Origins of the Chickasaw & Creek Peoples – Part Five
by Richard L. Thornton, Architect and City Planner
In case someone is tempted to holler “poppycock,” may I remind the readers, that highly respected archaeologists have unearthed ancient bronze and iron tools and weapons within several mounds in Georgia and North Carolina. These include the T. F. Nelson Mound (Caldwell County, NC – 1880s-Smithsonian), the Ellijay Mounds, Gilmer County, GA (1925 – Warren K. Moorehead), Mouth of the Altamaha River – Georgia (1935 – James Ford – Smithsonian), Nacoochee Valley, White County, GA (1939 – Robert Wauchope) and several mounds on the Oconee River (1951 – Phillip White – Harvard-Peabody Museum). Those found by the Smithsonian on the Altamaha were given to the State of Georgia and put on display for about a decade. Georgia Parks & Historic Sites employees refused to cooperate in the search for these artifacts – per recommendation of un-named archaeologists.
Two years ago, with infrared remote sensing, I found the footprint of an Iberian Sun God temple underneath an Itza Maya mound, which was underneath a massive Apalachete (proto-Creek) mound, which had been used as fill soil by the Georgia Department of Transportation. The location is about a half mile from my house. This discovery has really puzzled me, so I bought a state-of-the-art European Cognate dictionary to research the whole issue of the origins of the Muskogean languages.
Muskogee-Creek started out as a mixture of four ancient European languages. They were Illyrian, Gaelic (which originated in Iberia), Proto-Scandinavian and Latin. Perhaps 700 years ago that hybrid language mixed with Itsate Creek and Chickasaw to become its present form. Itsate Creek was a mixture of Chickasaw, Panoan from Peru and Itza Maya from Mexico.
Two days ago, I emailed Dr. Donald Yates at DNA Consultants, to ask him, if there was anything to back my determination that the roots of Muskogee Creek were the languages of the Adriatic Sea Basin – in particular Illyrian. The only American languages close to the Muskogean languages are Totonac, Miztec-Soque and Itza Maya. Both the Totonacs and the Mixtec-Soque’s claim that their ancestors came to Mexico from the east by boats. Was I crazy?
Nope . . . turns out that he is about to publish genetic research on the Cherokee and Creek Peoples that matches my conclusions, based on architecture and linguistics almost exactly. Illyria was the homeland of the infamous Sea Peoples, who wiped out several Bronze Age peoples, but also Illyria sent migratory bands northward to settle in southern Scandinavia, Gaul and the northern Iberian Peninsula.
Apparently, over a several thousand year period, small flotillas and individual ships would decide to stay in the Americas . . . perhaps they were wrecked by hurricanes . . . perhaps they were gold miners. Probably . . . most occupants of the ships were men. They would find American Indian females as mates. Overtime, all the languages and genes blended into a people, who looked like American Indians, but carried some very surprising genes in them.
The truth is out there somewhere!