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  • Report: Even in death, indigenous border crossers marginalized

    Anthropology professor Cris Hughes and her colleagues found that people who died crossing the border into Arizona were less likely to be identified if they had more indigenous ancestry.

    Anthropology professor Cris Hughes and her colleagues found that people who died crossing the border into Arizona were less likely to be identified if they had more indigenous ancestry.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Cris Hughes, call 217-333-9694; email hughesc@illinois.edu.
    To reach Bridget Algee-Hewitt, call 865-382-7244; bridgeta@stanford.edu.
    To reach Bruce Anderson, call 520-724-8600.
    To reach Robin Reineke, call 520-724-8644; email rreineke@email.arizona.edu.

    The paper “Temporal patterns of Mexican migrant genetic ancestry: implications for identification” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1111/aman.12845