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Subject: Re: [DNA] Haplogroup E1b1b1 - African or European?
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 19:27:47 +0200 (CEST)
Well, if you define African strictly, I guess what was said is true, but I understand that the question asked was if his ancestor was a willing immigrant or a slave.
>From what I know of E1b1b1, if it can be found in North Africa, it is not really the case in Western subsaharan Africa which is where the slaves were bought from (and which is mostly E1b1a). So I'd say that it seem more probable that this ancestor was not a slave...
Of course I am also very far from being an expert, so the people who are should feel free to correct me if I just said something stupid (and help us all learn more in the process). :)
----- Diana Gale Matthiesen <> a écrit :
> Thank you for the reference, Elisabeth. It looks like we won't have
> an answer, unless he gets deep SNP tested.
> > From: Elisabeth Irran
> > Sent: Monday, August 01, 2011 11:54 AM
> > E-V13, the most common subgroup of E-M35.1 in Europe,
> > is quite seldom in Africa, see
> > http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/6/1300.full.pdf
> > So, if he is E-V13, his ancestors are probably from
> > Europe. The other subgroups are found both in Europe
> > and North-Africa.
> > Elisabeth
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