the human family tree, dna links to east africa

November 30, 1999

National Geographic set up a DNA testing site one day in Queens, NY, where they sampled hundreds of people of different nationalities and genders to trace their ancestral history. What they discovered shocked most participants– based on their findings, regardless nationality or religion, all of us can trace our ancient origin back to the cradle of humanity, East Africa, our ancestors just took different paths around the world over thousands of years. According to their findings, one of the last destinations humans traveled was to Northern Europe, while East Africa is where every person’s DNA that wa