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Subject: RE: [DNA] Open and Closed Genealogy and DNA population LIMITATIONS
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2005 21:03:14 +0000
Sorry, it should have been obvious, the content of Ms. Tallbear's presentation at the AAA Conference in 2003 can be found by clicking on the link provided by Malcolm.
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> Thanks for this "heads up". I too have agreed to be interviewed by KT. If
> there is anything that smacks of a political agenda then I need to know it; and
> I will have absolutely nothing whatsoever to say as it will probably only open a
> can of worms.
> Would you please be so kind as to offer us some specifics. On List would be
> fair game if the information is in the public domain. I expect that I am not
> the only one to agree to further contacts here and I am very upset now that I
> provided links to the DNA work I have done in relation to my First Nations
> heritage. I fear that my gesture to assist a fellow researcher may have the
> potential to backfire on me badly.
> David F.
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> > Ken, Malcolm, Ann and the list, such is serendipity. Ann recently posted a
> > notice of Kimberly TallBear regarding her quest to interview people who used
> > DNA to ascertain Native American heritage, Malcolm posted to the thread of
> > people having different agendas and Ken responded to Malcolm. While being
> > drawn in over my head about STD researchers, I did notice that, in
> > conjunction, to the reference to Bolnick by Malcolm, there is also a
> > connection to Kimberly TallBear. It seems that Ms TallBear has an agenda
> > too. She presented papers at the same conference that Malcolm referenced.
> > I had just made an appointment for an interview with Ms TallBear before
> > connecting all the dots. Suffice it to say, I won't be stepping in to a
> > "Beartrap".
> > One more comment; just as a casual observer, I have become aware that this
> > magic word "diversity" will ultimately suck us all into its maw and the
> > implications of how one defines free speech is not lost on me.
> > Regards, Jim
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