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A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family’s Oral Tradition

African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in conjunction with the Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) Education Committee present Live Webinar from 3:00-4:30 PM EST. “A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family's Oral Tradition” including accuracy, completeness, and depth of each pedigree included in the analysis; and the possibility of more than one common ancestor for each pair of DNA test-takers. The presenter is LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL(SM) President, Board for Certification of Genealogists, LabGarrettGenealogy.com. In this webinar, she will provide information needed to make sound decisions on when DNA tests can or should be used in genealogical research, and how to meet the DNA-specific genealogy standards for accuracy and completeness. Session will include an overview of available direct-to-consumer tests, a discussion of the elements of a targeted testing plan, and information about analyzing DNA test results.

In-depth African American Genealogy

Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy

In-Depth African American Genealogy coordinated by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG, CGL will provide a foundational overview of the records and strategies needed to research African American ancestors. Researching enslaved families in the antebellum era and strategies for West India research will be included in the course. Other instructors include: Deborah A. Abbott, PhD Michael G. Hait, CG, CGL Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL Diane M. Warmsley Scott Wilds, CG Ari Wilkins SLIG 2021 will be held virtually. Registration will open August 8, 2020.

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