Genealogy Adventures

The problem with sub-Saharan Africa and DNA analysis tools

This is the first post in a series that covers issues I’ve experienced with reporting of…

George Henry Roane: Ancestry.com DNA test throws me a curve ball

While Ancestry.com’s DNA test answered a fundamental question about which second generation German-American Sheffey was the…

Ancestry.com DNA test answers one fundamental question

In my previous post Using the right DNA testing tool to answer the right ancestry question…

New YouTube Playlist: DNA Adventures – the story of us

I’ve been carefully curating videos on YouTube that covers the story of humankind’s most epic journey…

Nicholas Wade’s CNN GPS interview: Old phrenology in new clothes?

Anyone who knows me will tell you I am a level-headed person – what my Dad’s…

How my gateway ancestors answered some major admixture questions

Regular followers of my posts will know that DNA testing has certainly answered a number of…

The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 2: Culture

In my previous post, The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 1: Race  http://genealogyadventures.net/2014/02/20/the-concepts-of-race-vs-culture-pt-1-race/ I touched…

The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 1: Race

I outlined an epiphany I had about the concepts of Race and Culture in my previous…

The concepts of Race vs Culture – an introduction

My genealogy adventures have taken twists and turns I could have never foreseen. How grateful I’ve been…

DNA: Going beyond a single racial or cultural identity

I’ve just finished watching the first series of Henry Louis Gates Jr’s African American Lives (PBS).…