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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Washington governor supports repatriation of Kennewick Man (06/30)
Pacific Northwest tribes have been waiting nearly two decades to rebury an ancestor who has been linked to them by DNA.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Genetic analysis confirms Kennewick Man was Native American (06/18)
'We have always maintained the belief that the Ancient One was one of us,' Colville Tribes Chairman Jim Boyd said.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
DeLanna Studi lands role in play on Havasupai Tribe blood study (06/12)
Primary Stages in New York City will host 'Informed Consent' from August 4 through September 13.

Filed Under: Health | National
Mary Annette Pember: Historical trauma might affect Native DNA (05/28)
Folks in Indian country wonder what took science so long to catch up with traditional Native knowledge.

Filed Under: Canada | National | World
Genetic research confirms Alaska homeland for Inupiat people (05/04)
The DNA of Inupiat and Inuit peoples in the U.S., Canada and Greenland traced back to villages on Alaska's North Slope.

Filed Under: Education | National | Recognition
Puerto Rico putting more focus on indigenous history of island (04/21)
Lawmakers are considering a bill to extend governmental recognition to an indigenous organization so it can secure federal funds.

Filed Under: Health | World
Yanomami Tribe buries blood samples studied without consent (04/13)
Nearly 2,700 samples were returned to the tribe after they were taken during the 1960s and subjected to scientific study.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion | World
Julianne Jennings: Muscogee artist shows 'Bloodlines' in China (04/07)
Toni Scott is an American and a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation. She also descends from African and European ancestry.

Filed Under: Opinion
David Wilkins: Even the dead can't escape tribal disenrollment (03/20)
The very fabric of the cosmos as we have always understood it is being assaulted through recent attempts to engage in the loathsome practice of disenrollment of deceased tribal members.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tanya Lee: Don't let our racist history cloud genetics research (02/05)
We have a history that exemplifies over and over again our contempt for other races and ethnicities based on the science of the day that interpreted them to be genetically inferior to whites.

Filed Under: Education | Environment | National
The Atlantic: Native people wary of DNA tests and genetic studies (01/27)
The genetic sequencing company 23andMe recently tapped into its vast bank of data to release a study on genetic origins, producing the biggest genetic profile of the U.S. ever conducted.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Initial DNA tests show Kennewick Man linked to Native peoples (01/19)
The 9,500-year-old remains were discovered on federal land in Washington that was once a part of the Umatilla Reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: DNA test can help determine Native American heritage (01/12)
So you think you have Native American ancestry, but you haven’t been able to prove it.

Filed Under: Opinion
Henry Louis Gates: DNA test won't lead to tribal enrollment card (12/11)
Many people have family lore that suggests they have Native American ancestry.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Ten lies in American-Indigenous history (10/08)
What constitutes a lie? There is the obvious verbal and written distortions of the truth but what is not said may also be deemed a lie.

Filed Under: Education | World
DNA study finds distinct population of Native people in Arctic area (08/29)
Researchers say the group lived in isolation in eastern Canada and northern Greenland for nearly 4,000 years.

Filed Under: Education | National
Scientists publish lengthy book based on study of Kennewick Man (08/25)
Scientists have finally published their research into the 9,500-year-old remains of the Kennewick Man.

Filed Under: Education | National
WBUR: Tribes rebury one of their ancient relatives in Montana (07/23)
WBUR interviews Shane Doyle about the reburial of a 12,600-year-old boy whose DNA showed a link to present-day Native people.

Filed Under: Education | National
Remains of 12,600-year-old Native toddler reburied in Montana (06/30)
Elders from Montana tribes help lay one of their ancient relatives to rest again.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Smithsonian scientist expresses caution on new DNA research (05/16)
Scientist has told tribal leaders that they are not related to the Kennewick Man.

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