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Microevolution, Migration, and the Population Structure of Five Amerindian Populations from Nicaragua and Costa Rica
Objective: This research examines the coevolution of languages and uniparental genetic marker (mitochondrial DNA [mtDNA] and nonrecombining Y-chromosome [NRY]) variation within five Lower Central American (Rama, Chorotega, ...
Effect of Recent Historical Events on Migration and Isonymic Stratification among the Rama Amerindians from Nicaragua
The Rama Amerindians from southern Nicaragua are one of few indigenous populations inhabiting the east coast and lowlands of southern Central America. Early-eighteenth-century ethnohistorical accounts depicted the Rama ...
Population history and mitochondrial genetic substructure of the rama Amerindians from Nicaragua
The Rama are a coastal population from Southern Nicaragua who in large part were able to resist, at least for a time, the cultural changes and social reorganization brought on by colonial and modern influences. ...