Deconstructing The Colonial Narratives Surrounding Migration — Part 1

AEHJ
6 min readJan 2, 2022
Map of Homo sapiens dispersal routes and admixture between archaic and modern humans Migration pathways of H. sapiens are supported by archeological evidence. Translucent red and blue represent possible ranges for contact between archaic and modern humans. The waves, admixture proportions, and dates inferred in our study are labeled in boxes in white. kya thousand years ago.
“Map of Homo sapiens dispersal routes and admixture between archaic and modern humans. Migration pathways of H. sapiens are supported by archeological evidence. Translucent red and blue represent possible ranges for contact between archaic and modern humans. The waves, admixture proportions, and dates inferred in our study are labeled in boxes in white. kya thousand years ago.” Source: Nature Communications

Migrations: a defining characteristic of humans

In today’s modern state-nations, migrations are always depicted in the mainstream as a peculiar event that is not supposed to happen. The norm is to be within the borders of the nation-state we were born in and if we need to move from a nation-state to another, we…

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