So imagine I had my DNA tested and it came back yesterday.
Anyway, apart from being African decent, from them I also cross over into a majority of Algeria/part Morocco and part Tunisia with a bit of South Africa
Also, I take up the map for Ireland and majority of Scotland! And part of Wales and a tiny bit of England
Apart from all that I also take up the whole map of Jamaica
And the whole of Jersey/part of France map too
I knew I’d have African descent, but didn’t think I’d have a cross over from them into mostly Algeria/part Morocco/Tunisia as they’re classed as North Africa and Algeria the largest in Africa so I see the connection there and part South Africa from my African descent
But to take up the map of Ireland! That must of been from my grandfather side, cause he also had Scotland too I was aware of that one. But not a majority of Scotland! I thought only a bit of the map
Then part of Wales, wow
Plus to take up the whole of the Jamaica map. Thought I’d I’ll have a tiny bit
Don’t know where France is going lol
Anyway all of this goes back from 1770’s, all the way through to now the present
I always did wonder why some Arab women, would try talk their language to me back in the day when I was a little girl and I used to ask my mom and she’d say they probably see something in you that relates to their culture and I used to just pout and I’d get told off! Now certain things about me and what I like makes sense…
Haha, anyway my DNA multiracial. Algeria 🇩🇿, Morocco 🇲🇦, Tunisia 🇹🇳, Ireland 🇮🇪, Scotland 🏴, Wales 🏴, England 🏴, /Jersey/France 🇫🇷 and Jamaica 🇯🇲 … Never judge a book by its cover!
That shows my grandparents, their parents/ then their parents and so on too were more biracial and multiracial than they let on! Cause I already knew my grandparents were both Jamaican Indian that made my parents but that’s a lot of mix
(Since I knew, for example both mom parents were Jamaican Indian, but my granddad had the blood clash of being the darkest sibling cause the rest were very white looking and some tanned that’s more so where Ireland, Scotland and Wales must come from. Since he had white in him too and said some family were from Scotland too) and (then my nan must be the one with Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, apart from being Jamaica Indian cause she was mixed with part Spanish descent and she had the very light complexion and that she took from her father so it must be from his side too with that cause Morocco has Spanish and etc
And my father side, apart from Jamaican too must be the French
But how I more Algerian, Irish, and Jamaican with part Moroccon/Tunisian, Scottish, Welsh and French than English?! Covering the map, that is shocking!
However, I am proud of my culture/DNA. Least I know now, as I’m identified as Jamaican Indian, Irish, Scottish and Afro Arab. Just to write all this is shocking! It will take a while for me to adjust
But it has been delightful some of my family reactions, I just need to get my head around it all and start to cook some traditional dishes from each one
Let me know if you’ve ever done the same or have mixture with you, I love culture and here’s why hehe. It all explains a lot and more about me. Would be intrigued to here your stories, much love as always Miss Rose 🌹