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Native American DNA Ethnicity on Ancestry: What Does it Mean?

If you have the Native American DNA ethnicity in your results, you probably want to learn more about it.  In this post, you will learn why you have Native American DNA even if you weren’t expecting it, as well as: Where the Native American DNA ethnicity is located, including countries where it is found What …

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Endogamy in Mexican DNA Matches

One of the unique challenges that you might encounter while researching your Mexican DNA matches is endogamy.  What in the world is endogamy, and what does it have to do with Mexico and DNA matches?  Endogamy is simply a fancy word that means intermarriage within a particular community or area.  Basically, it’s just the practice …

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Why Native American DNA Doesn’t Show Up in DNA

Have you heard from others that Native American doesn’t show up in DNA?  I get this question frequently, and I’ve seen people suggest that Native American DNA doesn’t show up on DNA tests in online forums.  In this post, we’ll dispel this myth, and address some reasons that could explain why Native American doesn’t show …

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Does Iberian Peninsula Mean Native American?

Many people are puzzled when they get their Ancestry DNA, 23 and Me, or Family Tree DNA results back and see that they have a percentage of Iberian.  A question that sometimes comes to mind, especially because of some misinformation that has been spreading online, is whether or not having Iberian ethnicity also means that …

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Is Iberian Plus Native American Hispanic?

Ethnicity estimates are a fascinating aspect of DNA testing, and sometimes people are surprised by what they see, and it becomes very important to explain the findings.  If you have Iberian and Native American in your ethnicity results, you might be wondering if the simple explanation is that you have Hispanic or Latino ancestry.  In …

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Why doesn’t my Native American ancestry show up in my ethnicity results?

We were you expecting to see Native American DNA in your ethnicity estimate from your DNA test?  You are not alone in asking the question of why Native American ancestry doesn’t show up in your ethnicity results.  There are a few common reasons why this happens, and we’ll talk about them in this article. Reasons …

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Best Gedmatch Test for Native American

In this article, you will learn the basics about what makes the Gedmatch admixture results different than the ones provided by your testing company in your ethnicity estimate, and which admixture calculator is the best Gedmatch test for Native American. One of the most popular reasons for people to upload their DNA to Gedmatch is …

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