When people ask me why I write this series, smashing stereotypes is the reason. My goal is to overturn the outdated, demeaning, and ridiculous image of Neanderthals.
They were different from us, but not inferior in any way. It was once thought that they were hunched, stupid, brutish, grunting, club wielding sorts, but that was due to a visual interpretation of a particular individual who had a bad case of arthritis. No, they didn’t all hunch over or shuffle. They stood and walked and hunted mammoths.
In the first book of the series, DEATH IN THE TIME OF ICE, the Hamapa tribe must flee the approaching glacier at the beginning of the last Ice Age. This is what happened to Neanderthal tribes in real life. The animals that they depended on fled, so they had to follow,
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today’s post, folks. You-all guys keep on keeping on, and I’ll try to do the
same. Prayers going up for your health and safety this year.