Topic: Native Americans

Genetic Study Confirms Link between Earliest Americans and Modern Native Americans

May 15, 2014

The ancient remains of a teenage girl found in an underwater Mexican cave establish a definitive link between the earliest Americans and modern Native Americans, according to a new study released today in the journal Science.

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History repeats itself with birthright movement

Nov. 15, 2010
Border Views: University experts help shape border debate

In this tenth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Martha Menchaca, professor in the Department of Anthropology, discusses her research into the trends and historical context behind naturalization and the birthright movement and her thoughts on curbing undocumented migration from Mexico to the United States.

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Alum's film aims to open dialogue about Columbus Day

Oct. 8, 2010
Alum's film aims to open dialogue about Columbus Day

Columbus Day may top the list of contentious federal holidays. For some, the day stirs up pride; for others, anger.

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