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From: Ann Turner <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Pilgrim & Indian ancestors;GeneTree pre-Thanksgiving special
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 07:27:54 -0800
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You might be over-interpreting her remark -- she is simply noting "how
varied and rich your culture can be without your even knowing."

Ann

On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 7:12 AM, David Faux <> wrote:

> This statement from the article also reflects the profound ignorance of the
> public in terms of phenotypic expression. Why should she expect that
> having
> an Indian (Native American) ancestor born in the late 1500s or early 1600s
> (if in fact there has been not NPE in the intervening 400 years!) would
> result in any traits that "look Indian".
>


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