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  • Sorry, China, But Native Americans Probably Aren't Hunanese

    06/24/2013 1:39:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 64 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer
    China's Global Times - that reliable purveyor of the sublimely ridiculous, the terrifyingly nationalistic, and the just generally offensive -- struck again on Wednesday, with a quick nine-paragrapher that may just manage to combine all three offerings in one: "American Indians descend from Hunan, says expert." The tabloid reports on the findings of Du Gangjian, dean of Hunan University Law School, who, on a recent trip to study Native American tribes in the United States (the article doesn't specify which ones), made the discovery that "American Indians have many rituals, habits and working tools that are very similar to the...