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by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples

A Y-chromosome study by Shah et al. (2011) tested Siddi individuals in India for paternal lineages. The authors observed the E1b1a1-M2 haplogroup, which is frequent among Bantu peoples, in about 42% and 34% of Siddis from Karnataka and Gujarat, respectively. Around 14% of Siddis from Karnataka and 3...
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples

Supposedly presented as slaves by the Portuguese to the local Prince, Nawab of Junagadh, the Siddis also live around Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife sanctuary.[27] On the way to Deva-dungar is the quaint village of Sirvan, inhabited entirely by Siddis. They were brought 300 years ago from Port...
by D J Thornton
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Siddi of India, descendants of Bantu Peoples

The Siddi (pronounced [sɪd̪d̪iː]), also known as Sidi, Siddhi, Sheedi or Habshi, is an ethnic group inhabiting India and Pakistan. Members are descended from the Bantu peoples of the East African region. Some were merchants, sailors, indentured servants, slaves, and mercenaries.[5] The Siddi communi...
by D J Thornton
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population
Replies: 1
Views: 112

Re: All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population

What the ancient DNA discovery tells us about Native American ancestry A little over 11,000 years ago, a grieving family in Central Alaska laid to rest a six-week-old baby girl, a three-year-old child, and a preterm female fetus. According to their custom, the children were interred under a hearth i...
by D J Thornton
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population
Replies: 1
Views: 112

All Native Americans Descended from One Ancestral Population

https://www.the-scientist.com/daily-news/all-native-americans-descended-from-one-ancestral-population-30457 The genome of an infant who lived in Alaska thousands of years ago represents a previously unknown group of humans called Ancient Beringians, who share a common lineage with other Native Ameri...
by D J Thornton
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Ancient DNA confirms Native Americans’ deep roots in North and South America
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Ancient DNA confirms Native Americans’ deep roots in North and South America

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/ancient-dna-confirms-native-americans-deep-roots-north-and-south-america For decades, scientists could describe the peopling of the Americas only in broad strokes, leaving plenty of mysteries about when and how people spread across the continents. Now, state-o...
by D J Thornton
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Blevins
Replies: 0
Views: 111

Blevins

Took pictures at CSA Museum in Vinemont, AL could be useful to someone.
by D J Thornton
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Royal dna
Replies: 5
Views: 3001

Re: Royal dna

Very interesting.
by D J Thornton
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: 1667: The year America was divided by race
Replies: 0
Views: 161

1667: The year America was divided by race

https://genealogyadventures.wordpress.com/2016/07/19/1667-the-year-america-was-divided-by-race/ The whole article is very Enlightening. Some surnames I also research, just recently found Lewis is one The other lines will connect to Bolling, Pierce, Stith etc Bacons Rebellion numerous family lines fo...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca Expedition DNA Search
Replies: 0
Views: 868

Cabeza de Vaca Expedition DNA Search

Read my posts on thread at Native American DNA Search There are possible descendents of several noted members, including Lope de Oviedo, of the Narváez expedition whose heritage may originate on the central Gulf Coast. For people with indigenous ancestry of tribes of the Gulf Coast - Atakapa, Chitim...

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