However over a period of four years, a journalist and expert in linguistics and anthropology, Gordon Creighton, studied the claims made, and on making further enquiries, drew numerous blanks. Firstly he approached the scientific academies in both T’ai-Pei and Peking for information, however received no response to his enquiries. He then approached a number of Chinese academics for information, but none of them had even heard of the story. Then he contacted the Soviet writer who had given the story to Von Daniken to check whether he had given Von Daniken an accurate account. However the response was not as expected; far from giving Von Daniken the story, Aleksandr Kazantsev stated that Von Daniken had given it to him.
Then the name Tsum Um Nui came in for scrutiny, for not only are the words ‘Tsum’ ‘Um’ and ‘Nui’ not monosyllables used in the transliteration of the standard spoken Chinese, but the person himself has remained unidentifiable, as has the alleged archaeologist who discovered the grave site, Chi Pu Tei.
Then the claims that the descendant from the aliens were frail and weak, were realised to be also untrue when it was noted that the ‘Kams’ are known as marauding bandits who are held in fear by their neighbours. (Indeed the men of Kam provided the bodyguard to the Tibetan Dalai Lama when he fled from the Chinese invasion.) Continues ...
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