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What is Indigenous Americas – Yucatan Peninsula on Ancestry?

Did you get Indigenous Americas – Yucatan Peninsula on your Ancestry DNA results? This region is one of 87 Mexican regions and sub-regions currently available on Ancestry results. In this post, learn more about this fascinating region and its people, as well as: Which countries and regions are located within the Yucatan Peninsula DNA region …

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Why Does My Ancestry DNA Not Show My Native American Heritage?

Did your Ancestry DNA not show Native American heritage in your results? In this post, learn the reasons why your Native American roots might not have shown up on your Ancestry results. We know how the saying goes: “DNA doesn’t lie“. But what does it mean when you know for sure that you have Native …

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What Does It Mean If You Have 1% Native American DNA?

Did you get 1% Native American DNA on your DNA results? What does it mean? In this post, learn what it means to find 1% of your DNA matches this region. The ethnicity estimate is one of the most popular reasons for DNA testing. Many people want to explore their ancestry, and believe that they …

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Ethnicity Estimates: Myth vs. Fact

Ethnicity estimates are the most popular feature of DNA tests, yet also the most controversial. In this post, I’ll dispel a few of the top myths about ethnicity estimates and provide you with the facts. The increased popularity of DNA testing has inspired people who don’t really know very much about the topic to chime …

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