View Full Version : DNA provides window into early Aboriginal history

10-03-17, 09:20
It is based on mtDNA from 100-year old hair samples with documentation about the origin of the aboriginee hair donators prior to their replacement by European settlers.


I don't believe the claim that they would have stayed in their own territories for 50.000 years.

http://www.nature.com/articles/nature21416.epdf?referrer_access_token=kPDsNHl8QJi aKjbVqOlvN9RgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0OQ6ty2e8uch_7eAJdLX O8LW12s7tSvjSaxZfsR0MSjj20EflZ7s7EC029UfF1kfFL9ptz NnfgfzmrYZFM4tN95C4UKJkTqNPCBpNltTR9Usbgxg4lbxUl5D NUzPEtpNgZFesjj4IIt5X_IzMROS4ys0gf2k6FEZgvwAyki2mK rpA%3D%3D&tracking_referrer=www.bbc.com

When Chinese rice farmers colonised Indochina and Indonesia many HG moved south.
The riddle of the Pama-Nyungan languages and the spread of the dingo remains unresolved.