• populations
  • While most of Chicago and its surrounding residential areas are generally regarded as being somewhat racially segregated, the city's unique culture arises from its being a melting pot, with nearly even percentages of European Americans and African Americans as well as sizable populations of Hispanics and Asians. (wikipedia.org)
  • The analysis of anthropometrical data shows that all pygmy groups have a male mean stature under 160 cm (this was used in the definition settled by Cavalli-Sforza in1986) and that a high variability exists between various pygmy populations. (blogspot.com)
  • In addition it is home to the largest Puerto Rican, Dominican and Jamaican American populations in the continental United States. (forumotion.com)
  • Whole genome sequencing studies across certain populations, such as those with African ancestry, are often underpowered due to a larger divergence between the common reference genome and the true genetic sequence of the population. (blogspot.com)
  • formal
  • Changing patterns of immigration and an extensive period of exclusion of Asian immigrants have resulted in demographic changes that have in turn affected the formal and common understandings of what defines Asian American. (wikipedia.org)
  • Today, "Asian American" is the accepted term for most formal purposes, such as government and academic research, although it is often shortened to Asian in common usage. (wikipedia.org)
  • In less formal contexts, the term Asian often does not include South Asian people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indigenous
  • Many Indigenous peoples of the Eastern Woodlands, such as the Narragansett, Pequot, Lumbee and Cherokee, have a significant degree of African ancestry. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the Mexican government periodically conducts racial censuses for "Indigenous Mexicans" and "Afro-Mexicans" it has not conducted a census for European Mexicans for nearly a century. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2010, the CONAPRED (Mexico's National Council for the Prevention of Discrimination) conducted the ENADIS 2010 (National Survey About Discrimination) with the purpose of addressing the problems of racism that Mexicans of mainly Indigenous or African ancestry suffer at hands of a society that favors light skinned, European looking Mexicans. (wikipedia.org)
  • city's
  • Many of the city's politicians are descendants of this group, including previous mayor Richard M. Daley. (wikipedia.org)
  • immigrants
  • Statistics Sweden uses the term 'Asian' to refer to immigrants of Asian background from all Asian countries, including the Middle East. (wikipedia.org)
  • Said registers also put in question other narratives held by contemporary academics, such as European immigrants who arrived to Mexico being almost exclusively men or that "pure Spanish" people were all part of a small powerful elite, as Spaniards were often the most numerous ethnic group in the colonial cities and there were menial workers and people in poverty who were of complete Spanish origin. (wikipedia.org)
  • race
  • a category called "some other race" is also used in the census and other surveys, but is not official. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Prior to the late 1960s, people of Asian ancestry were usually referred to as Oriental, Asiatic, and Mongoloid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Statistics Norway uses the term 'Asian' pan-continentally and considers people of Asian background to be people from all Asian countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • African slaves brought to the United States and their descendants have had a history of cultural exchange and intermarriage with Native Americans, as well as with other enslaved people who possessed Native American and European ancestry. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent decades, a large number of people have come to Canada from India and other South Asian countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coast people] Dena'ina Athabaskan: Dutna Upper Kuskokwim Athabaskan: Dodina sg Dodinayu pl The common ancestors of the Eskimo and the Aleut (as well as various Paleo-Siberian groups) are believed by archaeologists to have their origin in eastern Siberia. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • Often referred by the Canadian media as "model minorities", Asian Canadians are among the educated and socioeconomically affluent groups in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • city
  • This paper analyzes the second case of headshaping on a female skeleton uncovered in 2009 and allows for the wider discussion of the presence of a larger group related to the Huns in the city of Maroneia. (blogspot.com)
  • Consequently, biocultural evidence strongly supports the hypothesis that a group linked to the Huns was installed at the city and was assimilated into this Early Byzantine society. (blogspot.com)
  • Finnish
  • The Finnish cooperative groups of the area also had an influence on the American cooperative movement in general. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cherokee
  • In 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Fort Watauga, near Elizabethton, was attacked by a group of Cherokee who worked with the British loyalists. (placesofusa.com)
  • origins
  • After immigration laws were reformed during the 1940s-60s, abolishing national origins quotas, Asian immigration increased rapidly. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • The term Asian American was coined by historian Yuji Ichioka, who is credited with popularizing the term, to frame a new "inter-ethnic-pan-Asian American self-defining political group" in the late 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the American Revolution, Lancaster was the capital of the United States for one day, on September 27, 1777, after the Continental Congress fled Philadelphia, which had been captured by the British. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), York served as the temporary capital of the Continental Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • A significant number of African Americans thus have some Native American ancestry, although not all have current social, cultural or linguistic ties to Native peoples. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asian American Perspectives on Education and Technology. (igi-global.com)