But this scholarly squabble quickly grew ugly with the discovery of Kennewick Man in 1996.
The Iberian versus Siberian debate followed the archeological gold trail from Kennewick back to Montana.
The central issue of Kennewick Man was his ancestry: Was he of European origin?
We soon discover that we are near Pasco on the east bank and Kennewick on the west bank of the River.
It is from Kennewick and is of the shape of one of the most frequent types of bone points found in the Fraser Delta.
Fig. 43 illustrates one of these hammerstones, found on the surface at Kennewick.
Kennewick is located on the western side of the Columbia River about six miles below the mouth of the Yakima.
The first is made of buff jasper and was found on the surface at Kennewick.