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Re: East Asian Ancestry
In Response To: Re: East Asian Ancestry ()

>are you proposing that the EA ancestry result is most likely actual east asian ancestry as opposed to native
>american ancestry?

No, I'm not saying that. But a few of the same DNA haplogroups found in Asia are also found in Native Americans.

>This whole thing confuses me. I had 72% Sub-Saharan African, 24% European, and 4% East Asian. I was told,
>by others, that this DNA result was most likely NA. My family is from the Carolina "backcountry".

Yes, that is probably the case with your results. But if a person has a significant East Asian result, I'd look to see if there were some Chinese railroad workers in the neighborhood in the late 1800s.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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