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The world's most ancient race
Skeeve
I meant to link this yesterday:

http://www.telegr...-race.html

The people, who have lived as hunter-gatherers for thousands of years, are the direct relations of early modern humans who migrated from the continent to spread their DNA throughout the world.

A study by the University of Pennsylvania has found all populations descended from just 14 ancient African populations.


Interesting aside: This is the same tribe that was featured in the movie, "The Gods Must Be Crazy".

Interesting aside II: "bushmen" is a derogatory term.
"The world is my country, and do good is my religion." - Thomas Paine
 
derF
Very interesting. These people must have been around for tens of thousands of years. Of course anything over 6000 years is just God going to great lengths in order to fool us. Wink
I'll drink to that. Or anything else for that matter.
 
RayvenAlandria
"Eskimo" is also an insult, as is "squaw".

Eskimo means raw fish eaters or something similar and Squaw means slut or a rough translation of that.

The Northern natives prefer the name "Iniut".
 
catman
They probably didn't think much of the "Eskimo Pie" brand name either.
"If I owned both Hell and Texas, I'd live in Hell and rent out Texas." - General Sheridan
 
RayvenAlandria
I just noticed I misspelled "Inuit". Sorry, dyslexia strikes again.Grin
 
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