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Puerto Rico and the surrounding islands rest on the eastern fringe of the Caribbean's Greater Antilles, located less than 100 miles northwest of the Lesser Antilles. Puerto Ricans are genetic descendants of pre-Columbian peoples, as well as peoples of European and African descent through 500 years of migration to the island. To infer these…Read More

Genetic diversity in Puerto Rico and its implications for the peopling of the Island and the West Indies - Vilar - 2014 - American Journal of Physical Anthropology - Wiley Online Library

Research Article Genetic diversity in Puerto Rico and its implications for the peopling of the Island and the West Indies Miguel G. Vilar1,†, Carlalynne Melendez2, Akiva B. Sanders1, Akshay Walia1, Jill B. Gaieski1, Amanda C. Owings1, Theodore G. Schurr1,* andThe Genographic Consortium Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 …Read More
Naguake Community (Our Abundant Land Community) is a community that uses the indigenous culture as the driving force to achieve community self-sufficiency and sustainability. Our community has a system of shared beliefs, values, customs, behaviors and traditions rooted in our indigenous heritage. This heritage is deeply …Read More
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