native american

Tim Hutchin hutchin at hsc.usc.edu
Mon Feb 13 08:14:33 EST 1995


In article <118.1382.uupcb at fbx>, mike.cartier at fbx (Mike Cartier) wrote:

> is it true that the native american is a mongoloid half-way evolved into
> a caucasoid ?????
> that would make the natve americans the closest to caucasoid
> please enlighten

American Indians are most closely related to Asian, not Caucasians.  This
is explained by the migration of Asians across the bering straight into
the Americas.  A lot of this work has beeen done using mitochondrial DNA
sequences by several groups.

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