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  • Tags: Human Genome Diversity Project

The Human Genome Diversity Project seeks to collect genetic information from indigenous peoples across the globe. Indigenous communities should be hesitant to comply, given the potential for misuse and exploitation.

Stealing Indigenous Genes-Genome Project Places Indigenous Peoples at Risk.pdf
The controversial topic of researching and "immortalizing" the genetic code of humans is discussed. The Indigenous Peoples and Health Workshop in Winnepeg, Canada criticized the Genome Project on grounds of exploiting Indigenous people.

Concerns about the impact of the Human Genome Diversity Project on Indigenous Peoples are raised. No indigenous representatives or organizations have been included in the planning of the project. Misuse of information gathered during the project has…
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