Four Factors Influencing Your DNA Ethnicity Results

Four Factors Influencing Your DNA Ethnicity Results

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by Diahan Southard

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Four Factors Influencing Your DNA Ethnicity Results


Can I find out if I have Native American or African heritage by taking a DNA test? Why does my test say I have an ancestral origin that is not present in my pedigree chart? Why are places I know are in my family history missing from my chart? Why do I have different results than my siblings? How accurate are the results? Do small percentages matter? There are actually four factors that can help explain the results you see from our DNA testing companies, so come get some answers!


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Presenter: Diahan Southard

Diahan Southard is a leading voice for consumer DNA testing from her position as Founder of Your DNA Guide. Diahan teaches internationally, consults with leading testing companies and forensics experts. Southard's company, Your DNA Guide (, deploys a team of scientists who provide one-on-one genetic genealogy education and research services. She recently published Your DNA Guide-the Book, that takes you on a step-by-step journey with your DNA in order to find answers to your genealogy questions. You will walk away from an interaction wither her enlightened and motivated as she has a passion for genetic genealogy, a genuine love for people, and a gift for making the technical understandable.

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