World Families Forums - genetics vs cultural identity

ARCHIVAL COPY
Home Help Search Login Register
This is an archival copy of the old forum. This copy does not allow new posts, nor can you log in to this forum.
For the current active forum, please visit https://www.worldfamilies.net/forum.

+  World Families Forums
|-+  General Forums - Note: You must Be Logged In to post. Anyone can browse.
| |-+  General Discussion
| | |-+  genetics vs cultural identity
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: genetics vs cultural identity  (Read 1484 times)
Ancestryfan1994
New Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 2


« on: February 02, 2014, 02:32:04 PM »

i have been curious to see what your thoughts are on whether we can use results of DNA tests to link us to a certain ethnic group and establish a cultural identity. for example, in my case i have done a bit of research on my surname and decided to test with DNA tribes as they have a massive (and probably the best) south american database. my south american results came back and i had very good matches with colombia and argentina. from my personal point of view, if somebody was to approach me tomorrow and ask me where i am from, i would say i am persian, but if i was asked whether i am fully persian, i would not hesitate to claim my south american ancestry. i know some people would disagree with me on this, but its my own personal opinion and i would like to hear other peoples opinions on this subject.
Logged
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


SEO light theme by © Mustang forums. Powered by SMF 1.1.13 | SMF © 2006-2011, Simple Machines LLC

Page created in 0.111 seconds with 17 queries.