There have been claims and counter claims on who discovered America.
Vespucci,Columbus,Phoenicians , Egyptians ….
Now comes the weirdest!
Muslims discovered America.
This assertion is being viewed as an attempt by the Muslim group to demand immigration to US.
In a Television interview to a Saudi TV Station on Dec 27,,Nihad Awad,the co-founder of the Council on American Islamic Relations.
“Some documents and accounts indicate that Muslim seafarers were the first to reach the U.S., [so] the bottom line is that Islam played a part in the establishment and development of the U.S.,” Awad told the Saudi interviewer, in an interview in a New York studio.
CAIR did not respond to The Daily Caller’s request for an explanation of Awad’s comments, which were recorded by the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Awad’s group bills itself as a “civil rights” group, but five of its former employees have been jailed or deported for terror offenses, and FBI officials refuse to meet Awad because of his ties to jihadi groups, such as Hamas.
‘In the early 20th century, a pair of Smithsonian-funded archaeologists (Prof. S.A Jordonand G.E Kinkaid) claimed that they found remnants of a thriving Egyptian civilizationstowed within a series of caverns carved into the side of a remote portion of the Grand Canyon. The story of this discovery was on the front page of the April 15, 1909 edition of the Arizona Gazette.
According to the article, a series of strange caves and artifacts were found in the Marble Canyon region of the Grand Canyon. The article also describes a cross-legged idol resembling Buddha, and a large tomb filled with mummified humans. However, all of these claims are denied by official sources.