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From: Doug McDonald <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Genealogy and DNA LIMITATIONS: Understanding exactly howtests reinforce folk ideologies.
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2005 10:31:04 -0600
> For the present you could try
> plugging your numbers into Whit Athey's haplogroup predictor
> https://home.comcast.net/~whitathey/predictorinstr.htm and see what
> yo! ur most likely haplogroup might be. Knowing your haplogroup
> opens the door to learning the ancient history of your Y chromosome
> (literally its geographical travels in time back to mother Africa).
The problem with that is that Oxford Ancestors uses a wildly
different counting scheme from FTDNA and hence Athey. Ann Turner
has told on this mailing list several times about how to do this
And to Ann herself: Sorenson apparently does not know how to do the
conversion. You should tell them.
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