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Meet Mallory: My Path to Criminalist

I’m taking a quick break from basic CSI to talk about my forensic discovery and education. But don’t worry, photography will be next! I was a very scientific kid. 1,092 more words


It's a Kwanzaa miracle! No longer an Octoroon.

My VONA and Mixed Remixed Festival pal Mat Johnson, whose latest novel is out next week, has an essay in The New York Times Magazine… 14 more words

"Ethnicity" Estimates from DNA testing

Last week I received my DNA results from ancestry.com. This means I’ve now tested with the “Big 3″ DNA testing companies, namely Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA… 879 more words


Beware the Hints: Check and Double Check

With mostly recent and current European ancestry, my newly minted Ancestry DNA results only produced 11 Shared Ancestor hints.  One of which, belonging to Rebecca, suggested our common ancestors are Michael Warren and Catherine Henton, my 7th great-grandparents.   611 more words

Genetic Genealogy

May 2015 Quarterly Report

The Iowa DNA Project was formed at the end of November 2014 and this May has reached over 200 members.  The project is ‘geographical’ in nature, and designed for those who have direct ancestors who lived in Iowa, or those who have collateral lines that lived in Iowa. 597 more words

Genetic Genealogy

This is why we do this

Another success story by Amerasians /Orphans using DNA to reunite with Birthparents .
Free spirit if a Fundraiser to help buy DNA kits for two international Charities that help reunite Birth Families and Children that were separated during the Vietnam war . 11 more words

DNA update news

On Thursday (5/7/15), my YDNA-37 test was “officially” received by FTDNA. So sometime around the end of June or the beginning of July, I should find out something interesting. 53 more words

DNA Testing