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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] OT How many races are there?
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 11:05:21 -0500
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> I wonder if anyone here can answer my question: how many races are there?
> Those who are living in the USA probably have received the US census form.
> On it are listed races such as Japanese, Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino,
> Korean, Vietnamese, Native Hawaiian, Guamanian, Chamorro, Samoan, other
> Asian and other Pacific Islander. There is also White, Black, African Am or
> Negro, American Indian or Alaskan Native.
> I must have slept through some class (either sociology or anthropology) or
> missed reading articles on this because I didn't know there so many races.

It's in the eyes of the beholder when peering at the output
of "Structure" or "Frappe" with different values of K.

Doug McDonald

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