Tag: African ancestry

Still Holding Out for a Second Opinion: Carlos’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 15th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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Five DNA Tests, 100% Me, and Back to Square One

Sarah Abel , September 5th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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A Mainer’s Portrait of a Melting Pot: Kate’s Story II

Sarah Abel , September 4th, 2014


Back in March, I started a DNA experiment with five friends. I invited each of them to take a genetic ‘ancestry’ test – something that most of them had barely heard…


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A DNA Experiment: Evlondo’s Story

Sarah Abel , March 19th, 2014


My PhD research looks at genetic ancestry testing and genealogical practices in different post-slavery societies, and how these phenomena are influencing our notions of personal identity and human…


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