Palenque de San Basilio in Colombia: genetic data support an oral history of a paternal ancestry in Congo.

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The Palenque, a black community in rural Colombia, have an oral history of fugitive African slaves founding a free village near Cartagena in the seventeenth century. Recently, linguists have identified some 200 words in regular use that originate in a Kikongo language, with Yombe, mainly spoken in the Congo region, being the most likely source. The non… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2980

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@article{AnsariPour2016PalenqueDS, title={Palenque de San Basilio in Colombia: genetic data support an oral history of a paternal ancestry in Congo.}, author={Naser Ansari-Pour and Yves Mo{\~n}ino and Constanza Elena Duque and Natalia Fern{\'a}ndez Gallego and Gabriel Bedoya and Mark G. Thomas and Neil N Bradman}, journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences}, year={2016}, volume={283 1827}, pages={20152980} }