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originally posted by: TheLead
a reply to: fiverx313
He mocks her because he thinks she lied to advance herself, the name is used because it's relatable. The way you explain it makes it seem as if calling them Native American would be derogatory.
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: ketsuko
Isn't this backwards?
Someone "appropriates" another culture.
We mock that person.
Yet the leftists run to the defense of this person.
originally posted by: howtonhawky
a reply to: Gothmog
Tell that to these judges who are changing peoples sex.
Simply by a ruling they can magically become a man or a woman.
not the same? possible but it is very close in legal terms.
originally posted by: xuenchen
originally posted by: Annee
originally posted by: redhorse
originally posted by: BlueAjah
a reply to: Annee
Low samplings has nothing to do with it. If you have enough Native American DNA to be detected, it will be.
You are incorrect.
Feel free to argue with the linked article.
"Climate" Science 😍
Genealogical DNA tests can’t tell you a specific Native American tribe you belong to. Nor can you use these DNA tests as a basis for tribal enrollment. And even if you had a family member that was considered to be Native American, your DNA results may not reveal any evidence of it. Only Native American tribes or families can determine whether to accept you as one of them, even if you have no Native American DNA or a lot of it. What’s more, the Native American diaspora is poorly sampled/studied because many indigenous populations refuse to test, making it challenging for these analyses to adequately detect Native American DNA. Moreover, these ethnicity admixture tests only provide estimates of your affinity (similarity) to reference populations chosen and labelled by each company. As such, the ethnic percentages in your DNA results doesn’t literally mean you’re related or have any genealogical connection whatsoever to that ethnic population. Currently most companies analyze 400,000 to 700,000 ancestry informative markers (aka SNPs) out of a potential 15 million (the whole genome has 3 billion base pairs) so your results may not be as specific as you expect. Sometimes during analysis of your DNA, there are no-calls, miscalls, deletions and insertions that may further negatively affect your ethnic admixture scores. Also be sure to join the NATIVE AMERICAN ANCESTRY EXPLORER FB group to discuss your results, genealogy and stories [recommended by genetic genealogist Roberta Estes 2016 blog here]. The good news is your DNA results will change as the science improves; until then keep a proverbial grain of salt handy.