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From: "Ken Nordtvedt" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] E3b - out of Africa not Europe
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 15:13:36 -0600
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From: "grandcross" <>
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Subject: Re: [DNA] E3b - out of Africa not Europe
>>> Anyway, whether they (Thracians) were the first or a later group is of
>>> interest prior to the LGM. Since that time, it appears that they may be
>>> treated as the indigeneous people of the Balkans.
>>> Steve
>> Why would you want to dismiss the dominant Balkan haplogroup presence,
>> Dinaric I1b, from being the most likely indigenous population of the area
>> (before, during, and after the LGM), absent some evidence to the
>> contrary?
>> Ken
> Are you implying that the only haplogroup indigenous to the Balkans is
> I1b?
> Or did you intend to place a greater emphasis upon the word "dominant" to
> suggest the possibility it could have shared space in the region with
> other
> non-I haplogroups "before, during, and after the LGM" ? And, if the
> latter,
> are you equating dominant with elite?

No, I think it reasonable that some other haplogroups were mixed into the
old I1b population in the Balkans during the LGM. Maybe old I1b was not yet
in being and only I1* was there during the LGM. I used "dominant" is the
sense of population numbers. Ken

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