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20 February 2012

March 25, 2012 NMGS Program

Saturday, Feb 25, 2012, 1:00 PM
Albuquerque Main Library Auditorium
501 Copper NW, Albuquerque NM

The New Mexico DNA Project
the Iberian Peninsula DNA Project
and The New Mexico Genealogical Society


Ángel R. Cervantes
Who will discuss the

Castas, DNA, and Identity: Who are we? What did our ancestors say about themselves? What does DNA tell us about Identity?
Part I
In Part I of an ongoing series, Mr. Cervantes will explore the connection of the Castas system in colonial New Mexico. Mr. Cervantes will show how DNA studies compare to the Spanish Castas system and the ramifications on modern identity. He will discuss which families reflect the Castas system through DNA analysis.

Ángel de Cervantes is a History Instructor and the Project Administrator of the New Mexico DNA Project and Iberian Peninsula DNA Project. For more information about the New Mexico DNA Project, visit their website online at:

This program is free and open to the public.
For more information about our program, please contact the New Mexico DNA Project at
This presentation is sponsored by the New Mexico Genealogical Society.

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