Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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HAMILTON, Ont. x-16s. New genetic research suggests ancient groups who arrived in Newfoundland after the last ice age are distinct from the Beothuk (bee-AW'-thuk) who died off after Europeans arrived. D-N-A passed from mothers to children suggests Maritime Archaic groups who lived on the island 5,000 years ago share no recent maternal ancestor with the Beothuk. Co-author Ana Duggan of McMaster University says the study debunks theories that the two groups were more closely related.

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TAG: The study was published today in the journal "Current Biology."

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