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From: "Dennis Maggard" <>
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] No DNA Data -- No Credibility
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 13:29:05 -0400
From: "Jim Bowery" <>
> So it would appear from the news reports that the bottom line is that Dr.
> Jones is not going to release his data:
> 1) Not ANY of his Y chromosome data
He did release the Y-chromosome data for the 20 of 30 samples that have been
completed, that work being done in England and not by Dr. Jones.
> 2) Only enough of his mtDNA data for us to conclude that the sample of
> Melungeon women chosen has no more Native American and African heritage
than the average "white".
That's not at all what he said.
Read the MHA press release.