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    Default "Ancient DNA shows the Sámi and Finns share identical Siberian genes", Lamnidis et al. 2018

    I remember back in the days, when @Tuohikirje got offended over me saying Finns had ancestry from Siberia And of course, how could we forget, @Põhjamaalane saying before the Indo-Europeans arrived, Uralic was Europe's native language family.

    Anyway, science speaketh:



    The first study on the DNA of the ancient inhabitants of Finland has been published, with results indicating that an abundance of genes reached Finland all the way from Siberia.

    Genetic material from Siberia has been found in the inhabitants of the Kola Peninsula from as far back as approximately 4,000 years ago, later spreading also to Finland. The study also corroborates the assumption that people genetically similar to the Sámi lived much further south in Finland than today even during the Iron Age.

    The genetic samples compared in the study were collected from human bones found in a 3,500-year-old burial place in the Kola Peninsula and the 1,500-year-old lake burial site at Levänluhta in South Ostrobothnia, Finland. All of the samples contained identical Siberian genes.

    Siberian origin remains perceptible

    The ancient DNA has also been compared to modern populations. Siberian origins are still visible in the Sámi, Finns and other populations of the Finno-Ugric language family.

    "However, it has been mixed up with the European genome. Of all European populations, modern Sámi are the most evident representatives of the Siberian genome. As for the title of the modern people with the largest Siberian genetic component, that privilege goes to the Nganasan people living in northern Siberia," says Päivi Onkamo, head of the SUGRIGE project at the Universities of Helsinki and Turku.

    The results make it possible to hypothesise that the living habits, languages and culture of ancient Siberians and the communities that inhabited Finland in the Bronze and Iron Ages may have been in active contact with each other, regardless of the long distance between them. Part of the population may have travelled extensively, trading and moving from one settlement to another according to seasonal changes.
    Source: Ancient DNA shows the Sámi and Finns share identical Siberian genes

    And here's the Nature study:

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    European population history has been shaped by migrations of people, and their subsequent admixture. Recently, ancient DNA has brought new insights into European migration events linked to the advent of agriculture, and possibly to the spread of Indo-European languages. However, little is known about the ancient population history of north-eastern Europe, in particular about populations speaking Uralic languages, such as Finns and Saami. Here we analyse ancient genomic data from 11 individuals from Finland and north-western Russia. We show that the genetic makeup of northern Europe was shaped by migrations from Siberia that began at least 3500 years ago. This Siberian ancestry was subsequently admixed into many modern populations in the region, particularly into populations speaking Uralic languages today. Additionally, we show that ancestors of modern Saami inhabited a larger territory during the Iron Age, which adds to the historical and linguistic information about the population history of Finland.
    Source: Ancient Fennoscandian genomes reveal origin and spread of Siberian ancestry in Europe

    So Samis are basically more "Finnish" than Finns? Because if it weren't for these "identical Siberian genes", Finns would be a random Baltic people, probably speaking a Balto-Slavic language, or maybe a Germanic language.
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    Hold the fuck up dawg, we already have a thread about this, lol:

    http://www.forumbiodiversity.com/showthread.php?t=49496

    I had totally forgotten that thread.

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    Anatolian Urhemait supporters are mostly butthurt Meds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drgs View Post
    Poland is a misunderstanding. It is a country which lies on the frontier between western and slavic world, and which combines elements of both.
    In fact, they are not even the Europeans in strict sense, meaning European as in bearing the responsibility and understanding of European interests. Poland has always been an subordinate country, on one side sucking German dick, on the other side -- Russian one, some kind of "novice" europeans, who are full of inferiority complexes, hysteria and obsessity neuroses. This is also true for all Baltic countries
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