RootsTech is the worlds largest family history and genealogy conference and it finishes up today. Videos of select classes from this conference and from past years can be found at RootsTech.org. This post contains a link to a talk from yesterday that comp... Can genetics distinguish between a Jew and a non-Jew? On the basis of genetics alone, can anyone tell you if you are Native American, or part Native American, or what part or percentage? Is there a DNA signature for people of Cherokee descent? What about... According to 23andMe 99.5% of my genetic makeup is South Asian. Perhaps surprisingly 0.3% of my makeup is European, specifically 0.2% of me is of Iberian descent. Both my parents were born in Western Sri Lanka and despite a few anecdotal claims- relative ... I would like to know about my family's history, I would also like to know more about my genetic makeup "RootsTech is a global family history event, where people of all ages learn to discover, share and celebrate their family connections across generations through technology. At RootsTech, there is something for everyone, no matter your experience in family... By Beth Wilson, Special to the Caller-Times History is more than what is in the books. An upcoming conference will guide people in the search for their personal history through tracing their ancestry and family trees. The Texas State Hispanic Genealogical... What are people's thoughts on getting your DNA testing done? Has anyone done it? I've heard of AncestryDNA and 23andme but I haven't really looked into the differences yet. All the old Scandinavian records I use for my research are in German Gothic script. I have found this helpful.