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The "Native-American race", like that of Asia, Africa, and Europe, is not just one distinct group; it's made up of a lot of different groups. According to the Book of Mormon at least some of their ancestors came from two migrations of groups from what is now the Middle-East - one a bit prior to the fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians and one soon after.


In the Book of Mormon, Lehi and his family left the rest of the Israelites and traveled via boats to a land promised to them. They ended up in America. After some time, they forgot God and descended into apostasy. So, the Native Americans are, according to the Book of Mormon, descended from Lehi's family. May I add that only the American Indian are the true remnant of the original peoples who came from the old world. to set the record straight "Evidence for diverse migrations into the New World also comes from Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) research on living American Indian populations. These studies have consistently shown similarities between American Indians and recent populations in Asia and Siberia, but also unique American characteristics, which the very early crania have also shown. Evidence for only four mtDNA lineages, characterizing over 95 percent of all modern American Indian populations, may suggest a limited number of founding groups migrating from Asia into the New World. Recently, however, a fifth mtDNA lineage named "X" has turned up in living American Indians and in prehistoric remains for which there does not appear to be an Asian origin. The first variant of X was found in Europeans and may have originated in Eurasia. Naturally, generations of conflict, intermarriage, disease, and famine would influence the genetic makeup of modern Native Americans. Further work with mtDNA, nuclear DNA (which is more representative of the entire genome), and Y-chromosome data, the male-transmitted complement of mtDNA, will permit better estimates of the genetic similarities between Old and New World groups and help to determine when they would have shared a common ancestor."

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