Indigenous DNA samples

Controversial blood samples that were taken in the 1960s and stored at the Australian National University may now be used to help to identify and reunite families separated as part of the Stolen Generations. There will first need to be a long process of negotiation between the research institute, the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics (NCIG), and the relevant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to establish ethical guidelines for the research. To read more about this project, go to SBS:
Thousands of DNA samples may reconnect families torn apart by assimilation policies

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