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From: "R. & G. Stevens" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] The Basques and Scholarship
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 20:30:19 -0500
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From: "Penny Ferguson" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] The Basques and Scholarship

> In the mtDNA section of the Basque Project 6 out of 13 results are also
> considered Native American. Two are A, one is B, and three are C. I know
> these haplogroups are found in eastern Eurasia as well, but is that a high
> percentage for the Basque to have compared to other populations in that
> area?
> Penny Ferguson

I think what you have in the case of the Basque Project is that many if not
most of the members are of Latin American origin. They may be of Basque
descent on the paternal side, but they are Amerindian on the distaff side.


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