Posts Tagged ‘early indians’

Who are we Indians? And what are our origins? The most fought-over question in Indian history is slowly, but surely, getting answered. Did the Aryans, who composed Sanskrit and Hinduism’s oldest religious texts, the Vedas, come into India sometime between 2000 BC – 1500 BC? New DNA evidence based study has made...

Tony Joseph, author of Early Indians, gave a super enlightening #ReadInstead Lit fest Masterclass on ‘Who Are Our Ancestors, And Where We Came From’. His book Early Indians has won several awards like Atta Galatta Bangalore Lit fest Award for Best Non-Fiction Book 2019, the TATA Lit Live! Book of the Year Award...

In Early Indians, Tony Joseph uses DNA evidence to trace the large migrations of modern humans into India – of agriculturists from Iran between 7000 BCE and 3000 BCE and pastoralists from the Central Asian Steppe between 2000 BCE and 1000 BCE. In this book, Joseph takes head-on some of the most controversial and...

Who were the original  Indians? Tony Joseph speaks about the genetics of Indians. . . This is a conversation based on Tony’s new book Early Indians Parth:  If one had to simply answer, who are the ancestors of the modern day North Indians, what would you say, who are they? Tony Joseph: Until around 2000 BCE, what we...