NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A genomic analysis of a bone from the Kennewick Man indicates that he is most closely related to modern Native Americans.

Remains from the Kennewick Man, also called the Ancient One by Native Americans, were uncovered in Washington State in 1996. An initial assessment concluded that the approximately 8,500-year-old man was not Native American. Based largely on that, the request from five Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest seeking repatriation of the remains for burial was denied by a court in 2004.

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