Skip to comments.Three New DNA Studies Are Shaking Up the History of Humans in the Americas
Posted on 11/08/2018 1:53:38 PM PST by BenLurkin
By sequencing and analyzing 15 ancient genomes found throughout the Americassix of which were older than 10,000 yearsthese researchers determined that, around 8,000 years ago, the ancestors of Native Americans were still on the move, migrating away from Mesoamerica (what is today Mexico and Central America) toward both North and South America. These groups moved rapidly and unevenly, sometimes interbreeding with local populations, complicating the geneticand historicalpicture even further.
The close genetic similarity observed between some of the groups studied suggests rapid migratory speed through North and South America.
The Meltzer and Willerslev team, which included dozens of researchers from institutions around the globe, also identified a previously unknown population with a distinctly Australasian genetic markera very surprising discovery. Found at the Lagoa Santa archaeological site, this individual lived around 10,400 years ago in what is now Brazil. The researchers were not able to detect the Australasian genetic marker in any of the other samples studied, including those found in North America.
Its highly unlikely that this population sailed from Australia or Indonesia to South America. Rather, this group likely trekked northward from their point of origin, venturing through China and Siberia. This population likely didnt spend too much time in North America, eventually finding their way into South America, while leaving no genetic trace of their journeyaside from this lone specimen in Lagoa Santa. [Sounds to me like they DID sail direct]
Meltzer and Willerslev dont know if this population arrived before or after the ancestors of Native Americans. This discovery now presents a very intriguing mystery, because this group could conceivably be the first humans to reach South America.
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1/1024 = native american minority status affirmative action jobs and political power victim status
That’s all you really need to know.
Elizabeth Warren claims 1/1024 relationship.
Since Lizzy Warren’s miniscule “Indian” DNA was based on sample by proxy of South Americans and Mexicans, does this mean she’s part aborigine?
Of course they sailed direct. Scientists can be more PC than anyone.
Race agendas aside, DNA studies really are ‘shaking up’ law enforcement. Google “dna arrested”.
One sample out of fifteen.
Sounds like a great case for contamination or error.
Fifteen samples is not much to build a continent wide case on.
Did they test her for part Cannibal?
sometimes interbreeding with local populations,
migrating away from Mesoamerica (what is today Mexico and Central America) toward both North and South America.
“chronicles the movement of the first humans as they spread across the Americas, venturing both southward and northward and sometimes mixing in with the local populations.”
This phrase is incoherent. If they were the first humans, how did the local population get there first?
She does not look Scottish to me.
The overly simple, politically correct, hypothesis that all Native Americans came over the Beringian land bridge circa 12,000 BC is slowly being destroyed but its proponents aren’t giving up. The genetics and linguistics are showing that the populations are much more complex and older in this hemisphere. People were traveling over the seas much earlier than once thought and coming from every direction from Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Indonesia, Polynesia, Formosa, Japan, Siberia, Western Europe and West Africa.
Fascinating. Whoever thought back then that Watson’s and
Crick’s discovery would lead to all it has? Letting man
read pages of history we never thought we’d have access to.
Mind boggling. I love it!
Hmmmm. History repeats itself.\
Just sent off my Ancestry DNA kit. No guesses as to how it will turn out.
Do you hear much about the Osage (Oklahoma) or Lumbee (North Carolina)? Probably not, because they are wealthier than the local population from oil and banking/real estate, respectively.
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