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The Book of Mormon claims that Native Americans are the direct descendants of the Jews. This is a belief that was taught by Joseph Smith and continues to be proclaimed by members of the LDS church. What does modern DNA research tell us regarding these claims? In this episode the fields of archeology, anthropology, and genetics are addressed to see if modern DNA evidence supports the claims made by Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and the LDS Church.