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Apportionment of genetic variation in contemporary Aleut and Eskimo populations of Alaska using anthropometrics and classical genetic markers.

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Source
University of Kansas, Graduate Program in Anthropology. ix, 114 pp.
Publication Type
Dissertation
Date
2007
Apportionment of Genetic Variation in Contemporary Aleut and Eskimo Populations of Alaska Using Anthropometrics and Classical Genetic Markers By Copyright 2007 Anne Elizabeth Justice Submitted to the Graduate Program in Anthropology and the Graduate Faculty of the University
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Author
Justice, Anne Elizabeth
Source
University of Kansas, Graduate Program in Anthropology. ix, 114 pp.
Date
2007
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Dissertation
File Size
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Keywords
Aleut
Eskimo
Linguistics
Biology
Morphology
Genetic markers
Bering Sea
Abstract
This thesis attempts to answer: 1) How has history and evolution shaped the relationship of Aleut and Eskimo populations? and 2) What is the relationship of Aleuts and Eskimos to other Native American populations? Questions are addressed using anthropometric measurements and classical genetic markers. Relethford- Blangero method was applied to athropometrics of the study populations. Results were compared to Nei’s genetic distance matrix of classical genetic markers. Multivariate analyses were used to determine relationships among Aleuts, Eskimos and other American Indians. This study shows a close phylogenetic relationship among Aleuts and Eskimos. Anthropometrics reveal a close relationship between Savoonga, Gambell and St. Paul due to shared European admixture. Despite shared population history, St. George did not cluster with the other Bering Sea natives in the PCA, NJT, or unscaled R-matrices; highlighting affects of genetic drift on St. George. A close relationship between Aleuts, Eskimos, Northwest, and Northeast Natives was evident.
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Ethnographic summary: The Aleutian-Pribilof Islands region

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Source
Social Transition in the North, Working Papers, Vol. 1, No. 3
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-1993
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References Cited 91 Maps and Figures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Map 1 . Aleutian-Pribilof Islands Region 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Figure 1 . Eskimo-Aleut Linguistic Typology 27 < I. ETHNOHISTORY I A Human Ecology and
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Author
Black, LT
Author Affiliation
Social Research Institute, Anchorage, AK
Source
Social Transition in the North, Working Papers, Vol. 1, No. 3
Date
May-1993
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Article
Digital File Format
Text - PDF
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Aleutian region
Aleuts
Bering Sea
Commandor Islands
Cultural divisions
Dialects
Diseases
Ecological knowledge
Economy
Ethnohistory
Fur hunters
Indigenous societies
Kinship
Language
Near Islands
Orthodox Christianity
Pathology
Polities
Precontact rituals
Russians
Social structure
Warfare
Abstract
The term Aleutian Region refers to the habitat of the Unangan (Aleut) speakers. In pre-contact times this area encompassed, from east to west, the Shumagin Island to the south of the Alaska Peninsula, the area of the Alaska Peninsula west of Port Moller, and all the islands of the Aleutian Archipelago, including the Near Islands in the west. In post-contact time, two Bering Sea island groups, the Pribilof Islands in the United States and the Commandor Islands (Komandorskie ostrova) in Russia, were settled by Aleuts and are incorporated today in the Aleutian Region.
Notes
The entire collection of working papers from the Social Transition in the North project is available at UAA Archives & Special Collections in the Consortium Library.
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