DNA Tribes® analysis identifies the peoples and places where your geographical genetic ancestry is most strongly represented. DNA Tribes is the only personal genetic analysis that compares your genetic profile to a population database that includes over 554,000 individuals from 1,227 populations around the world, including 918 indigenous populations:
A Detailed World Map of Genetic Territories
Your DNA Tribes® report also includes a unique high resolution World Region Match analysis that measures your genetic connections to major genetic regions identified exclusively by DNA Tribes® original research:
Please click each continent for a complete list of populations currently in our global database:
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European and Near Eastern Regions:
Aegean: The eastern Mediterranean and Anatolia region, including modern territories of Southern Italy and Sicily, Greece, and Turkey.
Arabian: The Arabian Peninsula.
Eastern European: The Slavic speaking region of Eastern Europe.
Finnic: Uralic speaking peoples of Northeastern Europe.
Levantine: Populations along the coast of the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
Mediterranean: The Romance speaking region of Southwestern Europe.
Mesopotamian: The historical “Cradle of Western Civilization” including modern Iran, Iraq and nearby territories.
North African: Populations of the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert.
Northwest European: The Celtic and Germanic speaking region of Northwestern Europe.
Native North American Regions:
Arctic: Inuit (Eskimo) peoples of Alaska and related peoples of far eastern Siberia.
Athabaskan: Athabaskan speaking Dine peoples of western North America.
Mexican: Native peoples of Mexico, including the historical territories of the Aztec Empire.
North Amerindian: Native peoples of the Great Plains region of North America.
Ojibwa (East Algonquian): Algonquian speaking peoples of northeastern North America.
Salishan: Salish of the Pacific Northwest.
Native Central and South American Regions:
Amazonian: Peoples of the Amazon River Basin.
Andean: Peoples of the Andean Mountains of western South America, including the territories of the historical Inca Empire.
Central American: Peoples of the Central American Isthmus and northern South America.
Gran Chaco: Peoples of the Gran Chaco (“Great Hunting Land”) of South America.
Mayan: The historically Mayan region of Mesoamerica.
Patagonian: The plains region of southern South America.
Mestizo (“mixed”) (not shown): Native Americans who have blended with Europeans and (to a lesser degree) Africans in recent history. This blending is most typical of Latin American Mestizo populations, but can also be found in English and French speaking populations of North America (Metis).
Sub-Saharan African Regions:
African Great Lakes: The Great Lakes region surrounding the Great Rift Valley in eastern Africa.
Horn of Africa: The eastern African lands along the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden that face the Arabian Peninsula.
Sahelian: The horizontal strip of grasslands between the dry Sahara Desert to the north and moist forests to the south, home to the historically influential Sahelian states.
Southern African: This southeastern region of Africa is home to Khoisan speakers as well as Bantu speaking cultures thought to have expanded from West Africa.
Tropical West African: The humid forested zone of West Africa facing the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean.
Central and South Asian Regions:
Altaian: Altaic-speaking peoples of Central Asia, including the homelands of the historically nomadic Turkic and Mongolic peoples who have invaded Europe, the Near East, India, China, and other neighboring lands.
Eastern India: The eastern Indian Subcontinent.
North India: Northern India, Pakistan and neighboring territories, including the homeland of the ancient Vedic civilization.
South India: The southern Indian Subcontinent, including the Dravidian speaking peoples of Tamil Nadu and many other cultures.
East Asian Regions:
Chinese: This region is most characteristic of the predominant Han ethnic group of present day China.
Japanese: The Japanese Archipelago.
Malay Archipelago: Island Southeast Asia.
Manchurian: This region to the north of the longstanding Chinese civilization is home to Korean, Mongolic, and Tungusic peoples.
Southeast Asian: Mainland Southeast Asia.
Tibetan: The region including the Himalayan Mountains and the Tibetan Plateau and extends to the western provinces of modern China.
Australian: Aboriginal peoples of Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Polynesian: Literally meaning “many islands,” the Polynesian region includes related peoples living between Samoa and New Zealand in the west to Hawaii in the east.
A New Genetic Map of Interconnected World Regions: