Now we know the genetic prehistory of the Artic

Archaeology has shown us that a variety of cultures were able to survive the harsh climate in Alaska, Canada and Greenland for thousands of years. So far there have been several unanswered questions about where these people came from, if they arrived in several waves, when they arrived, who their descendants where and who could call themselves the indigenous peoples of the Arctic.

Lead by Center for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen a comprehensive DNA study has been carried out. This study now gives us the answers to several questions. The results have just been published in the leading scientific journal Science.

Read more at University of Copenhagens’s website Read the article in Science