Re: Anthropetric studies
Sun, 28 May 95 08:12:50 -0500

> The majority of racial identification work done today is in the
> field of
> forensic anthropology (i.e. using biopanthropological science as a
> law
> enforcement tool. If you find a skeleton in the woods, it is
> helpful to
> classify the individual as "Caucasian" or "Negroid" because this is
> how we
> view others and ourselves.

We do? <g>

Might I point out that there are about 30 million persons in the United States
today who possess both "Caucasian" and "Negroid" genes, many of them with a bit
of "Mongoloid" thrown in there. If you find a skeleton in the Tennessee woods,
do you have any idea about what color the skin was?