Genealogy In Time’s Top Ten Genealogy News Stories and Genealogy Themes of 2009:

Their number one genealogy news story of the year is:

We Now Know How Much We Don’t Know About Our Ancestors – One of the great frustrations about genealogy is that even after spending years researching your ancestors you can still get the feeling that you don’t really know all that much about them. Well, you might be interested in finding out that this problem also occurs well beyond the family level. As the two articles First Native Americans Arrived in Two Separate Migrations and Native Americans Have a Common Ancestry demonstrates, we still do not have definitive answers to some of the really big genealogy questions. So, the next time you feel frustrated in your genealogy searches, take heart. You are in good company!

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Native Americans Descended From A Single Ancestral Group, DNA Study Confirms
First Americans Arrived As Two Separate Migrations, According To New Genetic Evidence
American Indian DNA Links to Six “Founding Mothers”