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originally posted by: MissSmartypants
How about the Taino people that inhabited the Caribbean Islands including Cuba and Puerto Rico. They were the first people Columbus encountered in the New World and numbered around 2 million inhabitants at the time. Unfortunately the Spanish brought with them smallpox which decimated 90 peroent of the Taino population with the rest being assimilated into other cultures by marriage.
originally posted by: Gothmog
Anywhere on the American continents
Spanish , French , British......
Almost a total wipeout.
originally posted by: Annagramma
Iceland. I read somewhere that as recently as 500 years ago (I could be wrong about the timeline) the original population was genocided. Apparently there are no original Icelanders, who were more closely related to the Irish.
China is another country where supposedly the Han, who dominate now, displaced the original populace.
a reply to: JohnS23
Apparently a significant part of Britain's natives have DNA of the original population. Of course until 10,000 years ago it was covered by an ice sheet...
originally posted by: Flavian
A significant part of the UK has Anglo-Saxon DNA, an invader who wiped out the local populace............
originally posted by: letni
America: 95% Native Indian population exterminated starting 1607, replaced by British Colonies which later declared independence 169 years later.