My Haplogroup is L3

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Since: Feb 09

United States

#1 Mar 5, 2009
And my subclade is L3f. I got my results back from that National Geographic thing. It says this subclade is in east africa. But I thought most African Americans were L2 or something. Somebody explain this 2 me.

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Since: Nov 08

Harvey, IL

#2 Mar 5, 2009
I'm not too famialiar with Haplogroups, but people from different backgrounds or race can have the same Haplogroup. A west African can have some Haplogroup that East Africans have. Remember Human life started in East Africa.

Since: May 08

Stockholm

#3 Mar 5, 2009
Brand Nubian88 wrote:
And my subclade is L3f. I got my results back from that National Geographic thing. It says this subclade is in east africa. But I thought most African Americans were L2 or something. Somebody explain this 2 me.
It can be a number of reasons really, we all know L3 originated in east africa but it is found in both north-east and north-west africa.

Perhaps the early east-africans migrated north and proceeded to west africa, following the mediterranean and leaving traces of their presence (L3&E) as they wandered?

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Since: Apr 07

Norfolk, VA

#4 Mar 5, 2009
http://www.genebase.com/store/product.php...

Scroll down to "Description of the subclades"

http://www.eupedia.com/europe/origins_haplogr...

Click on "Haplogroup L"

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Since: Jul 08

Philly & London SE6

#5 Mar 5, 2009
Brand Nubian88 wrote:
And my subclade is L3f. I got my results back from that National Geographic thing. It says this subclade is in east africa. But I thought most African Americans were L2 or something. Somebody explain this 2 me.
"haplogroup L3 occurs only in Africa, but on that continent its derivatives are found nearly everywhere." http://www.angelfire.com/id2/horus7/genograph...

I just googled and found this. Someone else posted their results from the same source as yours.

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#6 Mar 5, 2009
yea I think your both right
LasloX

Redmond, WA

#7 Mar 5, 2009
Maybe you're just mixed like Prodigy from the rap group Mobb Deep. He's African-African but he has Ethiopian ancestry.

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#8 Mar 5, 2009
It says the time of origin for L3 is over 80,000 years ago.

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#9 Mar 5, 2009
is anybody else here L3?

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#10 Mar 5, 2009
Brand Nubian88 wrote:
is anybody else here L3?
what is your y-chromosome haplogroup?, E3a?

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#11 Mar 5, 2009
even el maghrebi claims africa

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#12 Mar 5, 2009
"even el maghrebi claims africa"= ignore this, i posted that in the wrong thread

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