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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.

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.

Filed Under: Opinion
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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