Tor overlooking an expanse of the Bering Land Bridge. Recent genetic studies are confirming what scientists have long suspected about the origins of Native Americans ~ their genetic source is in Asia, specifically a mountainous area in southern Siberia known as the Altai region. The new studies are from the University of Pennsylvania and the Institute of Cytology and Genetics in Novosibirsk, Russia.
Artist rendition of crossing Bering Strait. Northern European populations ~ British, Scandinavians, French and Eastern Europeans ~ descend from a mixture of two ancestral populations, one of which is related to Native Americans. Thi... Read Post
at msnbc:'people indigenous to siberia have strong genetic links to native peoples in the americas, according to a study further supporting the theory that humans first entered the americas over a land bridge across the bering stra... Read Post