An indigenous inhabitant of the area now forming the United States of America. In earlier times called Indians.

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How do you determine native american ancestry? [duplicate]

How would you determine how much cherokee indian in your heritage is your great great grandmother was 1/2 cherokee indian?
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Why would Native American Ethnicity not show up in Autosomal DNA results?

My 3rd great grandmother was Muskogee. I have no Native American DNA according to ancestry.com, yet my DNA matches also share this ancestor in our family trees. Why, if we match DNA-wise and ...
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Is ancestry.com DNA test accurate with respect to native american descent?

Both myself and my wife believe we are descendants (each on the order of 1/16) of native americans, yet for the Ancestry.com autosomal DNA test, the ethnicity estimate shows nothing for native ...
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Who are the Ancestors of William Yensull?

William Yensull (also spelled Yensule or Yencule) became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States on April 20th, 1896. Based on his Naturalization Certificate, issued in the Illinois county of ...
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Researching Native American ancestry

How do you research your native American ancestry, when all you have is old family stories, but no records?
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Can DNA testing prove that I have Native American ancestry?

I saw on The Generation Project where a man took a DNA test that showed he was some percentage Native American. Or was the chance that he as Native American. I don't remember. Anyway, what about it. ...