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In 1990, members of the Havasupai tribe in Arizona gave researchers at Arizona State University some DNA samples in order to see if the scientists could find a cause for the tribe's high incidence of diabetes. But, as the New York Times' Amy Harmon reports, the tribe sued when they found out that the geneticists were also using the blood samples to study mental illness and theories of the tribe's geographical origins.

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