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THE COPPER TRADE IN NORTH AMERICA  
AND KING SOLOMON

When the Canaanite-Beaker people rolled across Western Europe from North Africa, they knit that region together by a NETWORK OF
TRADING POSTS. The Berbers (Canaanite-Beaker) were an active sea-going people, known for their long distance ocean voyaging. On
the boats that they built they used animal skins for sails and, after a while, a great shortage of skins for the leather sails threatened to
interrupt their maritime activities. This problem was solved by a group of Berbers who set up a large hunting camp in Arctic Norway near
Mount Komsa in Finnmark. From here they annually took large numbers of reindeer out of the herds migrating through the area and sent
the skins to the oak forests of southern Sweden and Conamara in Ireland for tanning with oak bark. Other trading posts appeared in the
amber-rich areas of the Baltic.

In their merchantile voyages and through their Megalithic contacts, the Berbers became aware of the presence of vast deposits of
COPPER in the New World. "Beaker Groups, keen to exploit copper deposits wherever they could be found, began to navigate to the
New World. They possessed a geographical advantage...the easiest route to North America was the Atlantic Current from Iberia or North
Africa to the Caribbean (Kehoe, 280)....North America was...treated to a large and substantial wave of Berber immigrants who brought
their culture with them when they settled around the copper mines of Lake Superior and northern Wisconsin" (The Berber Project, p. 12).

The Canaanite/Berber/Beaker colonists came in search of wealth and found it in copper -- huge amounts of it around Lake Superior and
on Ile Royale, which is reputedly the best source of pure copper in the world. The sudden emergence of what archaeologists have called
the "Old Copper Culture" coincides with large numbers of Berbers who descended on the American Midwest and the St. Lawrence River
valley to mine these riches - and mine they did - an estimated 500,000 pounds!

The Berbers who settled the New World left records of their sudden appearance: sculptured stones closely resembling those found in the
Berber-speaking Canary Islands have been found north of Lake Superior. The resemblance was so strong that some scholars suggested
the Canary Islanders originated in America!


The Adena Mound-builders

The umbilical cord between Western Europe and North Africa was cut when the Israelite Celts/Danites  invaded Europe circa 500 B.C.
But, like the Phoenix rising out of the ashes, the Berber culture was revived -- and from a different quarter after North Africa and the
Iberian Peninsula fell under the influence of Carthage.

According to R. Ben Madison the remnants of the Berber-Beaker culture on the Iberian Peninsula -- now mixed with Danite/Celtic or
"Celtiberian" peoples -- began to trade with Carthage. The remaining Berber economies such as Talseia (Tarshish) began to decline
while, at the same time, the Poverty Point culture faded back into the Louisiana bayou country and its inhabitants fled to Texas. As a
result of the situation in Spain, the Berbers returned to the New World in Carthaginian ships to begin regular trade with the American
Northeast.

However, one Canaanite/Berber Culture survived -
The Red Ochre Culture in Wisconsin. From this culture (along with the next influx
of Canaanite Berbers from Spain, a new civilization emerged - The Adena Culture., the  descendants of the very people whose ancestors
had first mined copper on Lake Superior.

The historic copper trade  was revived and copper ingots of IDENTICAL "ox-hide" shape have been found on both sides of the Atlantic,
proving that around 200 B.C. there was a revival of the regular Atlantic trade between the Mediterranean and North America. This
involved copper from Wisconsin, sent down the Mississippi River and out to Europe. Bruce J. Trigger reveals that there were also Adena
sites in Maryland -- suggesting traffic up the Potomac and Monongahela rivers from the Atlantic into the American interior (Handbook of
North American Indians, p. 29).

At roughly the same time, claims Harvard Professor Barry Fell, waves of "Iberian Punic Colonists settled in North America" (Fell 1976,
169ff).

"In 1838," writes R. Ben Madison, "a Talseian (Iberian) inscription was discovered in Mammoth Mound, an ADENA SITE at Moundsville,
West Virginia. It was immediately pronounced by French and American linguists to be Berber, Libyan, or Numidian. The brief inscription
explains that the mound was a burial site for a notable named Tadach, and that his wife had it built in his memory. Similar inscriptions are
found in other Adena mounds (McGlone, 9ff). This, and another nearby stone inscription, was written in the PUNIC language, in Iberian
letters (Fell 1976, 157f). In Oklahoma, a Punic inscription -- apparently some sort of "hymn to the sun" -- was discovered and dated to
approximately the time of the first Carthaginian arrival in the New World, while a nearby inscription in Iberian script marks the grave stone
of a notable named Haga (Fell 1976, 159f). The Anubis Caves in the Oklahoma Panhandle contains an inscription in Libyan letters which
Fell claimed was "Arabic." However, most scholars point out that it is, in fact, Berber. The Iberian/Punic alphabet has also been found on
inscriptions in Iowa, Massachussetts, Spain and Lebanon -- showing the Middle East origin of the Mound-builder Berbers.

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