.. the Book of Mormon claims the Lamanites, a lost tribe from Israel, made their way to the New World around 600 B.C. Their descendants became known as Native Americans ..<quoted text>So...no. Modern archaeology does not support Biblical literally. It shows that the Bible is a mythology designed to forge an identity and unity for the ancient Hebrew people. Over the years it was edited repeatedly as the times changed to keep their Holy book relevant.
.. for decades, archaeologists and linguists outside Mormonism knew Native Americans were not Israelites. Still, LDS apologists dismissed the scientific findings, even changing Lamanite settlements to South American ..
.. enter DNA evidence which conclusively proved Native Americans are not Israelites ..
.. pick up a recent printing of the Book of Mormon. In the introduction, you'll find the following: "Lamanites are the principal ancestors of the American Indians." ..
.. you gotta have faith baby, you gotta have faith ..