Another important Old Testament
tradition involved Jacob ( Israel ) and his twelve sons. References to Jacob and his twelve sons appear often in legends and ruins.
 
     
  The conquering Spanish tried to eliminate or destroy the beliefs, legends, and teachings of the native people. In spite of this, in 1554 the native leaders of the ancient Guatemalan town of Totonicapan recorded that their ancestors were descendants of Israel and that they were the sons of Abraham and Jacob.1  
  The pyramid at Teotihuacan,
Mexico has 12 small temples
in front of it. Once again, possibly symbolizing Jacob and his twelve sons.
 
     
  “ Some of the tribes ‘ used to
build an altar of twelve stones
in memory of a great ancestor
of theirs who had twelve sons.” 2
 

1 Yorgason ; “ New Evidences of Christ in Ancient America,” Page 280 2 Coltin ; “ The Americas Before Columbus,” Page 26

 

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Chapter 7 : Early Native American Legends
Claim 1: Two Major Migrations to the American Continent
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Jaredites ( Archaic 2100 B.C. )
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Nephites ( Maya-Toltec 600 B.C. )
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Claim 2 : DNA
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White Skinned Indians ( Darien Tribe )
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Claim 3 : Nephites had the Brass Plates ( Old Testament )
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Natives Knew of Adam and Eve, Noah, Tower of Babel
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Jacob and His Twelve Sons, Moses, Mosaic Law
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Summary Chapter 7
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