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  • genetic
  • You see that the screenshot of their website shows that they're promoting the story about William's ancestry, and, they're also claiming that they are offering the world's most advanced genetic ancestry test. (discovermagazine.com)
  • The questions treated herein examine the historical origins of the people described in the records of the Book of Mormon from a genetic point of view, making use of key principles of population genetics that cannot be neglected when undertaking such a study. (bmaf.org)
  • Their genetic profile is rather like many non-Brahmin South Indians, except the Nair, who have a peculiar attested history with the Brahmins of their region. (discovermagazine.com)
  • The resulting genealogies are then aligned with genetic data at a major North American DNA databank in order to facilitate multi-generational analyses of hereditary disease transmission. (councilforresponsiblegenetics.org)
  • Scientists have found 'markers' in human genes that they call Native American markers because they believe all 'original' Native Americans had these genetic traits On the mitochondrial DNA, there are a total of five different 'haplotypes' which are increasingly called 'Native American markers,' and are believed to be a genetic signature of the founding ancestors. (manataka.org)
  • These social historical forces insure that there cannot be any clear-cut genetic variants differentiating all the members of one tribe from those of nearby tribes. (manataka.org)
  • Europeans
  • They believe it to be an historical record originally engraved on golden plates, covering a period of [Page approximately 1,000 years (600 bc to ad 400) and dealing with ancient people who lived in the American continent hundreds of years before the arrival of the Europeans. (bmaf.org)
  • Observe that African Americans are distributed along an axis between Europeans and West Africans. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Warren
  • Meanwhile, in an apparently unrelated event, Senator Elizabeth Warren, egged on by Donald Trump's "Pocahontas" taunts and his mocking of her claims to native ancestry, triumphantly touted her DNA results to "prove" her Native American heritage. (warisacrime.org)
  • research
  • Ethnohistory is the study of cultures that combines cross-disciplinary methods of historical document research and ethnographic studies such as anthropology, linguistics, archaeology, and ecology to give as complete a picture as possible of a whole culture. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The three-day event is expected to provide tools to research Native American ancestry and discussion topics with guest speakers, including keynote speaker Dr. Daniel F. Littlefield Jr., director of the Sequoyah Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. (cherokeephoenix.org)
  • settlers
  • Historical documents written by European colonists, explorers, settlers, and government officials give a biased and incomplete view of Indian civilizations. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Some among the early settlers exercised their pens assured that the earthworks were not built by the direct ancestry of the native people living in the historical period, but rather were constructed in a more remote era encompassing a different social order. (burlingtonnews.net)
  • enrollment
  • Many tribes that adopted constitutions under the Indian Reorganization Act, and even those that did not, changed enrollment requirements. (salemnews.net)
  • adoption
  • Native Americans also practice adoption to varying extents. (ancestry.com)
  • Even though adoption statutes in America precede this date by nearly a century in some states, the majority did not provide for legal adoption until the latter half of the nineteenth century. (ancestry.com)
  • Claims
  • First used in Vienna in the 1930s by ethnologist Fritz Röck and the Viennese Study Group for African Cultural History, ethnohistory was not utilized in the United States until the 1950s as a result of the Indian Claims Act of 1946. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Evidence used in Native American claims against the U.S. government employed both anthropological and historical reports and was presented at the Ohio Valley Historic Indian Conference. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Book of Mormon claims to be an ancient record containing a summary of a now-disappeared civilization that once lived in the American continent but originated in the Middle East. (bmaf.org)
  • genealogical
  • The intersection of these two facts does convince me that William's genealogical ancestress, Eliza Kewark, did have South Asian ancestry (not totally surprising even in notionally ethnically distinct groups like Armenians or Parsis who have been long resident in India). (discovermagazine.com)
  • Beth H. Bauman is a charter member and past president of Bismarck Mandan Historical and Genealogical Society, and member of North Dakota State Genealogical Society. (ancestry.com)
  • She has served as Director of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), Director of the Florida Historical Society, President of the Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS), and Co-Chair of the FGS/FSGS 2003 National Conference in Orlando. (ancestry.com)
  • Bountiful Utah: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1993. (familysearch.org)
  • therefore
  • Therefore, while DNA can definitely provide clues about the ancient history of a people or civilization, it fails to provide conclusive proofs to support or dismiss the Book of Mormon as a true historical narrative. (bmaf.org)
  • He used the 1924 Racial Integrity Act to classify Virginia Indians and mixed-race individuals as "colored," and therefore denied basic civil rights under Virginia's system of segregation. (melungeon.org)
  • populations
  • DNA studies focusing on the ancient migration of world populations support a North-East Asian origin of modern Native American populations arriving through the now-submerged land-bridge that once connected Siberia to Alaska during the last Ice Age, approximately 15,000 years ago. (bmaf.org)
  • Remeber that PCA plots usually are constructed from the two largest dimensions of variation, so they will be drawn from just these correlated allele frequency differences between populations which emerge from historical separation and evolutionary events. (discovermagazine.com)
  • History
  • An outgrowth of the conference was the formation of the American Society for Ethno-history, which was established in 1954 and published the first issue of its journal, Ethnohistory, that same year. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Throughout American history, non-Indians using historical documents as their primary sources have written thousands of books. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Rethinking American Indian History. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Mastodonic remains are occasionally unearthed, and, from time to time, discoveries of the remains of Indian settlements are indicated by the appearance of gigantic skeletons, with the high cheek bones, powerful jaws and massive frames peculiar of the red man, who left these as the only record with which to form a clew to the history of past ages. (burlingtonnews.net)
  • Pamela J. Cooper has been the Supervisor of the Florida History and Genealogy Department for the Indian River County Main Library, Vero Beach, Florida, since 1986. (ancestry.com)
  • ancient
  • Some time before archaeology came to subscribe the general public to its view of prehistoryâ€"generations prior to Darwin's troublesome theoryâ€"the pioneers thought that some of the earthworks were as ancient as could be concurrent with human habitation in America. (burlingtonnews.net)
  • Black's Law Dictionary: Definitions of Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern. (familysearch.org)
  • often
  • In 17th, 18th and 19th century North America, race was often referred to as something that was in the blood and part of the spirit of the nation, as largely inherited, but sometimes contagious, and as manifest in both complexion and manners, morphology and mental tendencies. (councilforresponsiblegenetics.org)
  • clearly
  • And finally, my friend Dan MacArthur clearly has South Asian ancestry, due to the same historical circumstances as the individuals above. (discovermagazine.com)
  • They compared the 'Mound Builders,' with the 'Indians,' clearly discerning the former as belonging to an earlier timeâ€"possessing a different fate or destiny from the latter. (burlingtonnews.net)
  • early
  • Apache Indians (probably from ápachu, 'enemy,' the Zuñi name for the Navaho, who were designated "Apaches de Nabaju" by the early Spaniards in New Mexico). (accessgenealogy.com)
  • blood
  • I've always been told I have some Indian blood and I think I probably do along with French, German, and Irish. (city-data.com)