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Your DNA is not your culture

"At a recent genetic-genealogy meeting I [Sarah Zhang] attended, an audience member asked how to convince people to upload their DNA results to more genealogy sites. “Tell them they’ll find they’re Native American and they’ll all go,” another person in the audience joked. The whole room laughed in recognition. Native American ancestry is an enduring fascination among Americans, and genetic-ancestry tests tap into an idea that something interesting, something unknown, might be buried in the past."

Click here to read Sarah's entire article in The Atlantic.

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