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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.

David F.

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> Jim:
> 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.
> Thanks,
> 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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