|Subject:||Re: Is "albino american" a recognized ethnic group?? :P n/t|
|Author:||Phyllis (guest, 188.8.131.52)|
|Date:||August 6, 2001 at 7:42:06 PM|
|Reply to:||Is "albino american" a recognized ethnic group?? :P n/t by Pavlos|
Albino American is NOT an ethnic group, but a group of Americans that share the same "defect" caused by a mutation. They can be from any ethnicity. Almost, if not all, albinos either lack the gene or have a suppressed gene for pigmentation.
There are quite a number of cases outside homo sapiens of albinoism (if there is such a word), including entire species.
I hope this helps. :)
Phyllis (aka Sidhe Uaine or Gaia Euphoria)
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