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  • Maori Men And Women From Different Homelands

    09/06/2004 5:15:41 PM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 3,255+ views
    ABC Science News ^ | 3-27-2003 | Adele Whyte
    Maori men and women from different homelands Thursday, 27 March 2003 "A New Zealand Warrior and his Wife", an engraving from the journal of Captain James Cook's 1784 visit on Endeavour (Pic: State Library of NSW) The male and female ancestors of today’s Maori people of New Zealand originated from different parts of the world, molecular biologists have said. Their claims, made by Masters student Adele Whyte, the Tuapapa Putaiao Maori Fellow at Victoria University in Wellington, and her supervisor Professor Geoff Chambers, will be aired on ABC-TV’s science program Catalyst tonight. By comparing the DNA of people from Asia,...