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    Changing Definitions: Native American Heritage as it Relates to DNA Testing

    Number of Pages: 10


    Summary of the research paper:

    A 10 page discussion of the governmental role and interest in the classification of "Native American". Explains the governmental restrictions as to who can classify themselves as Native American, the necessity of being on a tribal roll, and the inadequacies and injustices of that approach. Includes information about self-identification of race and ethnicity for the purpose of the U.S. Census and suggests that DNA typing would be a more acceptable means of qualifying for tribal rolls than would the methodologies which are in use today. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

    Name of Research Paper File: AM2_PPnaDNA.wps

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