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Are You Native? - Native American Haplogroup Origins and Ancestral Origins

At Family Tree DNA, having Haplogroup Origins and Ancestral Origins indicating Native American ancestry does not necessarily mean you are Native American or have Native American heritage. 2,880 more words


RIP Sorenson - A Crushing Loss

The genetic genealogy community suffered a crushing loss this week.

The Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation data base of Y and mitochondrial results, complete with pedigree charts, owned by Ancestry.com, has been removed.  481 more words


Mother’s Day – Tracking the Mitochondrial DNA Line

Just for fun, for Mother’s Day, here is the visual history of my mitochondrial DNA line.  It’s fun, quick to do and a great way to share DNA information with your family! 92 more words

Mitochondrial DNA

Of Moms and Mitochondrial DNA

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY – to my mom and all the other moms out there…

I’ve known my mom for a long time. (my whole life) She’s always been an inspiration with her “can do” attitude. 1,299 more words


DNA Makes Us More Sensitive?

New research in neuroscience and genetics may reveal why some people react more sensitively to emotional stimuli than others. A study recently published in T… 706 more words

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The Truth About the Origins of the Jewish People - DNA Genetic Research May Shock Many of You!

(I’m re-posting this video for educational purposes, in accordance with ‘fair use’ provisions in the copyright act; this blog is not monetized)

Modern History

Proving Your Tree

With all the recent discussion about Ancestry’s new “New Ancestor Discovery” feature rollout, and some wrong individuals being assigned as my ancestors, some people have been asking the question, “How do you know your tree is right?”  In other words, how do I know those ancestors are not my genetic ancestors?  3,969 more words