Podcast: WE ARE FAMILY

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WE ARE FAMILY

Released: June 5, 2018

With the rise in consumer DNA tests and online genealogy, people might soon have a pretty good idea where their families came from for generations. But are we putting too much faith in DNA? Can our genetic ancestry really tell us anything about ourselves? And what happens when DNA databases become playgrounds for true crime sleuths?

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By |2018-06-06T10:20:09+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Kim TallBear, Media|0 Comments

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