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My LivingDNA UK results
Last year I signed up with LivingDNA for their DNA analysis to see where in the UK my DNA maps to. They claimed to be able to make the map due to their colaboration with The Peoples of the British Isles project. At this time they have samples from Great Bri...

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A New U.S. Budget Blueprint May Affect Genealogists [Chronicaling America and other sites/programs]
From Genealogical Insider blog :

This blog is written by guest blogger and Associate Editor of Family Tree Magazine, Madge Maril The new administration’s federal budget blueprint—a sort of planning document in the budgeting process—would eliminate the Nati...

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Dirtsong speaks about Aboriginal Australia with individual and collective truths
Vancouver Sun: STUART DERDEYN More from Stuart Derdeyn Published on: January 28, 2017 | Last Updated: January 28, 2017 7:12 AM PST Dirtsong (part of PuSh Festival) Feb. 4, 8 p.m. | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Tickets and info: $25-$45, at Ticketfly.com In Septe...

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November-December issue of British Archaeology: The ancient British genome: writing new histories
The article begins on page 14. Most Barnes & Noble bookstores in USA carry the magazine. The article is not available online at this time. The article reviews four studies with DNA results from 23 people: 4 Iron Age; 11 Roman and 8 Anglo Saxon - 12 men and ...

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I am not attending the Family Tree DNA Administrators Conference this weekend. Fortunately, Jennifer Zinck is. Jennifer has posted her notes from the Saturday sessions on her blog at this URL: http://www.ancestorcentral.com/12th-international-conference-on-...

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LivingDNA sample sent back today.
I ordered a LivingDNA (1) test on September 27th and received it within two weeks. I only got around to taking the cheek cell samples today. This test is for people with ancestry predominately from the British Isles, excepting Eire. The company is trying to...

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Some updates on autosoma DNA test costs
New Prices: Family Tree DNA has decreased its cost for the Family Finder test to $79.00; AncestryDNA costs $99.00 and it has frequent sales that bring that price down; 23andMe has an Ancestry only price of $99.00 and an Ancestry with FDA approved medical in...

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FTDNA Family Finder DNA test bundles expire at Midnight CST on the 31st!
Save $30.00 on the Family Finder DNA test with or without other bundled tests. Details are here www.familytreedna.com .

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Why Australia will not recognize Indigenous customary Law
From The Conversation While the Australian Law Reform Commissions’s 1986 report on the use of customary law for Aboriginal people was a great initiative, it was, in hindsight, a notion well before its time. Although 30 years have elapsed since the report wa...

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FTDNA DNA test results and transferring to GENI.
FTDNA and GENI have teamed up and you can now transfer your FTDNA DNA test results to GENI for free. If you have less than 250 people in you pedigree at GENI there is no charge to use their service. If you want to add more people to the pedigree the basic m...
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