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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.

Filed Under: Education | Environment | World
DNA of girl found in Mexico linked to present-day Native people (05/15)
Even though researchers say the girl did not physically resemble modern-day Natives, DNA testing showed that she shared similar genes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Henry Louis Gates: The myth of African and Indian ancestry (04/21)
Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. explains why most African-Americans do not carry Native American genes despite family stories and history.

Filed Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: 'Experts' develop more theories about Indian people (03/31)
Alex Jacobs takes a look at some of the latest theories about the origins of Indian people.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | World
Opinion: DNA tests offer clues into Indian and Spanish ancestry (02/19)
Cancer researchers are finding clues about the mixed Indian and Spanish origins of remote villages in the Andes of Columbia.

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Interview with Kim Tallbear on DNA testing and tribal heritage (02/17)
Anthropologist Kim Tallbear discusses race, genetic testing and tribal ancestry.

Filed Under: Education | National
DNA study shows link between ancient baby and Native people (02/14)
A baby boy who was burn in Montana about 12,600 years ago was related to present-day Native people.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: DNA studies show how we are all related (01/02)
Julianne Jennings discusses genetic links between Africans, Asians and Native Americans.

Filed Under: Health | National
Producer of genetic testing kit won't provide health information (12/06)
The maker of a genetic testing kit will stop providing health-related information to consumers in response to a warning from the Food and Drug Administration.

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FDA orders maker of genetic test kit to stop selling product (11/26)
The Food and Drug Administration ordered the maker of a genetic testing kit to stop selling its product.

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Research finds potential relative of Native Americans in Siberia (11/21)
Researchers say they have found the potential ancestor of many Native Americans in a village in Siberia.

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Study links Native people in British Columbia to ancient remains (07/05)
Researchers have confirmed a genetic link between modern Native people in British Columbia and remains dating back 5,500 years.

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Opinion: History links Native Americans and African Americans (11/23)
"Blacks in America are intertwined with that history, and yet the evidence they possess is mostly anecdotal, such as the grandmother who had long, straight black hair, high cheekbones or...

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Simon Moya-Smith: DNA research and the Bering Strait Theory (07/31)
"It’s not every day that you get a revered professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School to publicly confirm that the Bering Strait theory is “not a fact.” Well, today...

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Study reconfirms age of ancient remains and artifacts in Oregon (07/13)
Research published in Science reconfirms the age of ancient remains and artifacts found in a cave in Oregon. The Paisley Caves go back at least 14,300 years. But the date...

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DNA study points to at least three major groups of Indian people (07/12)
Research being published in Nature points to at least three major groups of indigenous people in South America and Canada. Based on DNA, researchers found three distinct groups. The first...

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APRN: DNA study to explore connections among Alaska Natives (06/07)
"Southeast Alaska’s largest Native cultural gathering is set for this week in the Capital City. Fifty-five dance groups from Alaska, Canada and the Lower-48 will take the stage during the...

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Alaska Natives participating in DNA and cultural heritage study (06/06)
Alaska Natives from the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian tribes are participating in a DNA and cultural heritage study. Tribal members previously submitted DNA samples as part of a 2008 study....

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Study finds a link between Indian families and Jewish ancestor (05/30)
Researchers at Sheba Medical Center in Israel have found a genetic link between a group of Indian families in Colorado and a Jewish ancestor who once lived in Spain, the...

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