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Cherokee ranking

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joemaxted
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Cherokee ranking

Postby joemaxted » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:59 pm

Just got my Cherokee test back. I wasn't expecting to see Cherokee at #11. I also have Michigan at #25, also not expected. And another Cherokee at #69... That one I kinda expected. My grandmother was Native, and so far most test have me as a little Native, but more African and Mid East. So I kinda made peace with thinking we weren't as Native as I thought. Should I be excited with a # so hi? at 11? I also have a low match with Florida, at #95, should I consider that as noise? Family histories and paper trails are Choctaw and Cherokee... Would love to know more about that Michigan too... I am very pleased with the results, just need to know if I should be excited

jakayj
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Re: Cherokee ranking

Postby jakayj » Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:45 am

I think you should be excited to have three matches to Cherokee populations in your top 100 World Matches. Native American - Michigan is also closely linked with Cherokee. As DNA Consultants states, these DNA matches are for your personal research only and are not taken by the tribes or the U.S. government as a basis for enrollment or benefits. These tests help you better understand your ancestral lines.

Hope that helps,

Jakay

pkoelbl
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Re: Cherokee ranking

Postby pkoelbl » Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:42 am

I took the NA Fingerprint Test and then upon recommendation of those results did the Cherokee Test.. I am not sure I completely understand either one.. I have the email from both but it is ALL white noise to me.

I would love to know and understand my family tree and heritage better! Would also love to have the raw data.. is this possible?

jakayj
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Joined: Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:46 pm

Re: Cherokee ranking

Postby jakayj » Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:31 pm

On page 1 of your Native American DNA report is your genetic profile listing marker values found at the sites used for identifying ethnicity. This is the raw data gleaned from your DNA by the laboratory.

Hope this helps in your search for understanding,

Jakay


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