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Tribal wars: DNA testing divides American Indians
By Linda Geddes in Coarsegold, California
When American Indian identity is based on culture as much as blood, gene tests can tear tribes apart
BLASTED from arid, rocky land where rattlesnakes once thrived, the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino stands like a modern castle in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Saturday night and the car park is heaving with gleaming pick-ups lured from the small towns of central California.
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