Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Maasai

Maasai Girls
Maasai Association (Link)

Tishkoff et al:  "Many Nilo-Saharan–speaking populations in East Africa, such as the Maasai, show multiple cluster assignments from the Nilo-Saharan (red) and Cushitic (dark purple) AACs, in accord with linguistic evidence of repeated Nilotic [Nilo-Saharan language group] assimilation of Cushites [Afroasiatic language group] over the past 3000 years () and with the high frequency of a shared East African–specific mutation associated with lactose tolerance ()."

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