Department of Interior, Indian Affairs, Hiring a Genealogist

The NGS website announced this week an opening at the Department of Interior, Indian Affairs, for a genealogist in the Washington DC vicinity.  Let’s hope that whoever they hire also understands, and I mean really understands, DNA testing – as they assuredly will be bombarded with questions about how DNA testing pertains to Native people and their descendants.

 

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DNA ancestry tests and Black Americans

Note: I already did a post on DNA ancestry tests. This one looks at them as applied to Blacks in the US. Unlike other Americans, Blacks had their ethnic identity and history taken from them. Even N…

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Tracing Michelle Obama’s Multiracial Ancestry

New York Times reporter Rachel Swarns has followed Michelle Obama’s journey all the way back to through her ancestry. Swarns’ new book “American Tapestry” explores the first lady’s surprising genealogy.

See on www.thetakeaway.org

Is Race a Fiction? | Ideas with Paul Kennedy | CBC Radio

Blood ties you to family, country and race. Should it? Watch a live panel discussion with Lawrence Hill, Priscila Uppal, Hayden King and Karina Vernon moderated by Ideas host Paul Kennedy.

See on www.cbc.ca