Kennewick man and Indians

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 2 22:54:56 UTC 2000

Tarek Wani <tarekwani at USA.COM> wrote:

>A recent New York Times story
>says that the Kennewick man (7000 to 9300 years old) found in the US is of
>Indian (South Asian) stock. The implication of this discovery is

The description of the Kennewick man is based mainly on phenotype as of now.
I believe the genetic testing has not yet been done, because of the
litigation caused by Native American groups claiming the body for reburial.
As a scientist, I would say it is too early to comment.

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