Originally Posted by neoanarch
Let me guess the second group of children are jewish ethiopians? Ethiopia is actually a really interesting case study in migration. They are more closely related to caucasians from the middle east/indian sub continent than they are to their neighbors.
The internet seems to think they are from the Socotra Islands, which are people from the Y-DNA Haplogroup J*, while Jewish Ethiopians are in J1. So, very close.
Originally Posted by Wikipedia
Haplogroup J* includes all of J except for J1 and J2. J* is rarely found outside of the island of Socotra, where it is quite frequent at 71.4%. Haplogroup J* also has been found with lower frequency in Oman, Ashkenazi Jews, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Greece, the Czech Republic, and several Turkic peoples.
I find it annoying when people are uber selective with photos chosen specifically to help prove their point. Even so, I guess I've inadvertently proven it true (unless the internet is wrong -Sacrébleu!!
) because those who posted that they could identify the African children were incorrect, as neither group are African. Edit: I think people only identified the Indian children, so...