Thursday, January 21, 2010

There is No Unique Turkish DNA

By MHS Board Member Janet Crain

It is now quoted widely on the Internet that certain groups (American Indians and Melungeons) in the USA have Turkish DNA. The article below from PubMed does not bear out that possibility. The suggestion is disingenuous at best.

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The notion that the Melungeons were of Turkish descent is one of the greatest red herrings in the history of Melungeon studies. A previous MHS Blog entry dealt with the myth of Turkish origins.

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