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Not Irish but Native American DNA
From KUHF Houston: Y-DNA test reveals ‘Irish-American’ is actually Native American 6 April 2012 Amateur genealogist Steve Woodall believed that his direct male-line ancestors, and carriers of the Woodall surname, descended from Irish stock. But, despite ye...
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So you think an ancestor was a Native American?
Many Americans whose families have been in the Anglo USA since the 1600s think they have a Native American ancestor. Photos of my Mother seem to show someone of possible Native American ancestry. Several people in my ancestry are supposed to be NA. However,...
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Posts by Judy Russell on the closing of the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation DNA database
See these posts by Judy Russell at  http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/  : Of Babies and Bathwater  and  Facts Matter!  on the closing of the SMGF DNA database based on an factually incorrect sensationalist post on police use of the database to clear an a...
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2015 DNA Day Big Y $100.00 discount through 30 April 2015
Have you taken a Y DNA test at Family Tree DNA? Family Tree  DNA  is looking forward to offering many exciting deals beginning summer  2015 .  This  DNA   Day , use coupon code   DNADayBigY   to take  $100 off Big Y .  This coupon is valid from  12:00 AM 4/...
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UN recognizes copyright of Maori artists in <i>tukutuku</i> hanging in UN headquarters
April 27 2015 Forty-three  tukutuku  panels (a distinctive art form of the Maori people of New Zealand) woven by artists from around the country hang in the UN headquarters in New York. The United Nations has agreed that the artists retain copyright in the ...
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AncestryDNA new features: New Ancestor Discoveries and DNA Circles
Ancestry has a new feature called "New Ancestor Discoveries (NAD)". This is a misnomer since the NAD can be an ancestor or a relative. I have one NAD, with the surname of Walker, who married a James Ball. I have James as a 1st cousin 4 times removed and the...
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I too have an NAD who is a 1st cousin 4x removed.   NADs are really about highly connected, and probably useful for research, relatives, more so than definitely being "ancestors".
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If Truth be Told, the Indian Child Welfare Act and child removal today
From The Hill : If Truth be Told " For more than a century, the governments of Canada and the United States pursued a policy of forcible removal of indigenous children from their homes and communities.  The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada rece...
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New Subscription prices at Ancestry.com
New subscription pricing at U.S. Ancestry.com probably will not meet with approval: From Barking Up the Wrong Tree  http://buwt.blogspot.com/2015/06/subscription-switcheroo.html US Discovery            = $19.99 month or $99 for 6 months World Explorer      ...
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The thing with Ancestry
Is you have to let it run out in order to get an offered discount rate! How long? It took me two weeks to get the offer... How long next time, I don't know if I'll get an offer.
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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Indigenous People
From: IPS News Opinion: Don’t Leave Indigenous Peoples Behind in SDGs By  Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. UNITED NATIONS, May 11 2015 (IPS)  - U.N. member states are meeting through...
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2015 DNA Day sale at AncestryDNA
The AncestryDNA autosomal DNA test is $79.00 through the 27th of April, 2015. The announcement is here  http://dna.ancestry.com/?o_xid=57463&o_lid=57463&o_sch=Social
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American Society of International Law webinar: Realizing International Indigenous Rights in Domestic Law
Webinar: Realizing International Indigenous Rights in Domestic Law Description:  The panel discussion will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with implementing the the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) ...
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BBC News Australia: Australia's remote indigenous communities fear closure
Australia's remote indigenous communities fear closure By Marie McInerney Melbourne, Victoria Derby Aboriginal elder Lorna Hudson was a child when government authorities in the 1960s moved her people from tiny Sunday Island off the remote north-west coast o...
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  • University of Oxford
  • University of Denver
  • University of Cincinnati
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Independent researcher; genetic genealogist; accessibility consultant; sometime legal academic; Law Librarian;
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  • a large international law firm in NYC
    Independent researcher; genetic genealogist; accessibility consultant; sometime legal academic; Law Librarian;, present
  • University of Houston
  • Bergen Community College
  • Mobile Source, Inc
  • Rutgers University-Newark
  • Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science
  • The John Marshall Law School-Chicago
  • Western State University College of Law
  • New York Joint International Law Program
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • US Army
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