|Lighter and Darker Mayan |
|slipped clay figurine|
enemies the darker skinned Lamanites and migrated north to the land of Zarahemla. At this point the Lamanites inhabited the land of Nephi unto themselves. This would explain the change of pigmentation on the population around the 200 BC mark. Sorensen explained that his research on these figurines stems from some of the work from the archaeologist Alfred V. Kidder. There will need to be further research and studies on these correlations in the future but so far what has been observed seems very promising.