If DNA shows 3.46% American Native, then how far back in generations did it come from?
I am told it was from a 10 generations back.
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You get approximately 1/2 (50%) of your DNA from each parent. They get 50% of their DNA from each of their parents, and so on, which leads to this list:
... and so on.
So, your 3.46% measurement suggests an NA ancestor more recently than 10 generations.
This assumes that we are talking about only one ancestor, and that that ancestor was 100% Native American. (both of which are not really that likely, but a good starting point)