|Ok, I’m going quote exactly from the Nephi Project Newsletter.
The Nephi Project Newsletter
12 May 2008
Hebrew DNA found in American Indian populations in South America?
Just as George is preparing for hisresearch expedition to and , Scott R. Woodward, executive director of the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation has announced that a DNA marker called “Cohen modal haplotype” has been found in native people in , and .
Why is this important?
Although Woodward warns about using DNA as evidence for or against the, it is the first time a Hebrew specific DNA marker has been discovered among native people in the New World.
We encourage you to learn more about this discovery at:
George Potter & Timothy Sedor