Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Afro Panamanian Encounter

The Encounter with my family in Panama bring me close to a distance past.
Thanks to them I got the results of my African Ancestry. L1!

Haplogroup L1 is found in West and Central sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is a geographical term used to describe the area of the African continent which lies south of the Sahara, or those African countries which are fully or partially located south of the Sahara.
It seldom appears in eastern or southern Africa. It has two branches- L1b and L1c. L1b is most frequent in western Africa. L1c is more common amongst the Bantu
Bantu languages

The Bantu languages constitute a grouping belonging to the Niger-Congo languages family. This grouping is deep down in the genealogical tree of the Bantoid grouping, which in turn is deep down in the Niger-Congo tree....
and Semi-Bantu speakers of west-central Africa.

Haplogroup L1 arose with Mitochondrial Eve
Mitochondrial Eve

Mitochondrial Eve is the name given by researchers to the woman who is defined as the matrilineal most recent common ancestor for all currently living humans.