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by dpyates
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Studying Them Melungeons (podcast)
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Studying Them Melungeons (podcast)

Melungeons are the subject of DNA Consultants' fourth episode of Time Traveler's Suitcase. Pete Ferrand travels to Newmans Ridge, Tennessee, where he witnesses a battle over the definition of the term Melungeon. Reading by Ginger Cuculo of the chapter “Cyberfeud on the Ridge” from Ancestors and Enem...
by dpyates
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Melungeon Allele
Replies: 7
Views: 1170

Re: Melungeon Allele

Emmdee, Are you in our Cherokee DNA Study? Please email me at dpy@dnaconsultants.com as I am reviewing the Armenian matches of Cherokees. Or just tell me what your name is and I'll look up your profile.
by dpyates
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Hispanic
Topic: Possible False Hispanic match if you have NA ancestry
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Possible False Hispanic match if you have NA ancestry

Shari, Did you test again after Feb. 2017, when we added four Armenian populations? Did you get Armenian matches. It is a close question.
by dpyates
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Athabascan GG Slave VA
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Athabascan GG Slave VA

Fascinating! Indian slavery was particularly acute among the "Cherokee," who often kept a very pretty female slave as their concubine. It may be one of the sources of the incredible diversity of Cherokee people.
by dpyates
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Wayne Co KY Cherokees
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: Wayne Co KY Cherokees

Shari, Chukchi (North Asian, Siberian) is a substitute result for Native American.
by dpyates
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Primeval results
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Primeval results

Lyndsey, These are all mid-range results except for the Chumash Paleo-Indians (6.6). That is relatively high, similar to what my wife and I both got and we have significant Native American ancestry. The way to see what is average is to compare the bars for, say, UK populations, when you are on the R...
by dpyates
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum

There's no difference. The raw data are the same. We're not interested in the changing results.
by dpyates
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 80

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by dpyates
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum (podcast)

Check out our new podcast, The Time Traveler's Suitcase, which has several episodes already on Primeval DNA... https://dnaconsultants.com/podcast/ banner-the-time-travelers-showcast.jpg THE TIME TRAVELER’S SUITCASE PODCAST Explore the interface between history, archeology and ancient DNA. The Time T...
by dpyates
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Primeval DNA
Topic: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum
Replies: 9
Views: 80

Re: Welcome to Primeval DNA Forum

Here is a news item on Primeval DNA... https://dnaconsultants.com/news/where-the-past-meets-the-future/ WHERE THE PAST MEETS THE FUTURE Where-the-Past-Meets-the-Future-450x300.jpg Thursday, December 13, 2018 ancient DNA Experience all of history, from the mammoth-hunting Stone Age nomads to the foun...

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