Genealogy Adventures

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

The more regular visitors to this blog will no doubt realize I’ve gone a bit quiet…

“So what’s it all about, then?”- Prepping for some interview questions

or:  How Human Beings are Connected to One Another Through DNA I’m in the midst of…

DNA stories: The Craig Cobb experience

There’s a video doing the rounds online…one that looks set to go viral if those YouTube…

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).…

Mapping my maternal mtDNA and paternal Y-DNA

Well, the results of my Dad’s mtDNA (his maternal mtDNA) test came through a short while…

Y DNA Results Part 2: A DNA migration question solved

In my post DNA Results Part 1: My Y DNA has been on quite a journey http://genealogyadventures.net/2013/02/05/dna-results-part-1-my-y-DNA-has-been-on-quite-a-journey/…

DNA Results Part 2: The wild journey of my mtDNA

If my Y-DNA results (the DNA passed from father to son(s)) presented a few surprises, my…

DNA Results Part 1: My Y DNA has been on quite a journey

I feel I owe American airport security a bit of an apology.  You see, I’m a…

“I’m white, your family is black. We can’t be related!”

“I’m white, your family is black.  We can’t be related.”  In the words of President Obama….Oh…