The Aztlan Gene

The Aztlan Gene

The Aztlan Gene
The Aztlan Gene is named after the homeland of the Aztec Indians. Aztlan is recorded in the myths of all the tribes responsible for the first civilizations in central Mexico, including the Mexica who founded Tenochtitlan, present-day Mexico City. The original place was in Asia and meant “strong land.”

The Aztlan Gene is found at the highest frequencies in the following New World populations:

1 Native American – Arizona – Navajo (n = 93)
2 Native American – Arizona – Apache (n = 99)
3 Native American – Choles – Chiapas, Mexico (n = 109)
4 Native America- Salisha- British Columbia (n = 104)
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6 Native American – Salishan (n = 47)
7 Peruvian – Mesa Redonda Lima (n = 151)
8 Ecuadorian – Kichwas (n = 115)
9 Mexican – Hidalgo – Metztitlan (n = 180)
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11 Argentinian – Salta/Puna/Cobres (n = 100)
12 Peruvian (n = 100)
13 El Salvadorian (n = 228)
14 Guatemalan – Mestizo (n = 200)
15 Bolivian
16 Colombian – South Andean Occidental (n = 125)
17 Native American – Alaskan Inupiat (n = 109)
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19 Ecuadorian (n = 150)
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21 Argentinian – Salta (n = 83)
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25 El Salvadoran (n = 296)
26 Native American – Minnesota (n = 100)
27 Hispanic – Southwestern U.S. (n = 105)
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29 Native American – Saskatchewan (n =105)
30 Hispanic – U.S. (n = 199)
31 Hispanic – California (n = 105)
32 Native American – Minnesota (n = 203)
33 Hispanic – North Carolina (n = 157)
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35 Native American – Alaskan Athabaskan (n = 101)
36 Mexican – Nuevo Leon (n =143)
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38 Mexican – Northeastern – Mestizo (n = 143)
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40 Native American – Minnesota (n = 191)
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42 Colombian – Northeastern – Santander (n = 99)
50 Native American – Saskatchewan (n = 40)
World Ancestry of The Aztlan Gene

The Aztlan Gene has a high frequency among all New World indigenous peoples, plus certain Asian populations. Its strength in America declines as you move south and east and is centered on the U.S. Southwest.