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Admixture in the pre-Columbian Caribbean (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Juan Martinez-Cruzado. Edna Tascon-Penaranda. Francez Curbelo-Canabal. Taras Oleksyk. Esteban Burchard.

The biological origin of the Tainos is one of the most controversial issues regarding the population history of the Caribbean. The archaeological evidence suggests an early arrival from Mesoamerica and later arrivals of Arawak speaking groups from the Amazon to the Greater Antilles. We sequenced the control region of 171 Hondurans mtDNAs, 140 of which were of Native American origin, including 119 belonging to haplogroup A2, 20 to B2 and one to C1. We then chose Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic...