This article features yet another study making summary statements on what is obviously inadequate sampling. Most of the language families from California to Alaska have not been represented in any DNA studies. Those of us who study cultures on the northwest coast of America see the enormous complexities of cultures in this area. Outdated and oversimplified terms such as “Amerind” simply do not make any sense.
Grant Keddie Royal British Columbia Museum Victoria, British Columbia
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