Being in the US and because of the target audiences of most of the media here, I don’t often hear about genealogy research in other countries outside of European and African genealogy research. We are in luck though – Francis C. Assisi has put together an article, Tracking Your South Asian Diaspora Roots (INDOlink.com) about Indian/South Asian genealogy research, and some of the problems and successes that those researching this area of genealogy come across.
Samantha Swindler has a great article that some of us maybe able to identify with. It’s called “So thereâ€™s a racist in your family“, and it’s published in the Daily Progress, Jacksonville, Texas. She has a very important lesson that many should take to heart – in the course of your genealogy research, you may come across some information and relatives that are a bit unsettling for one reason or another, but always remember that you are not your ancestors.
Irish roots take hold on Emerald Isle, an article by Chris Clay in The Mississauga News (Canada), details how an interest in genealogy led a couple of brothers into making a documentary about their family history.
Marta Hepler Drahos has written an article (mLive.com/Associated Press) about a woman, Lauri Gartner, who is from Michigan, and how her genealogy research led her to taking care of a cemetery in Illinois.