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Rebekah is a creator and researcher whose interests range from genealogy to project management. She is an experienced consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the biotechnology industry. She is a strong media and communication professional, who is skilled in management, technical writing, scrum, Microsoft Office, and HTML. Her full professional profile is on LinkedIn. Media mentions are on IMDb.

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Balanovsky O, Gurianov V, Zaporozhchenko V, Balaganskaya O, Urasin V, Zhabagin M, Grugni V, Canada R, Al-Zahery N, Raveane A, Wen SQ, Yan S. Phylogeography of human Y-chromosome haplogroup Q3-L275 from an academic/citizen science collaboration. BMC evolutionary biology. 2017 Feb;17(1):1-5.

Wei LH, Wang LX, Wen SQ, Yan S, Canada R, Gurianov V, Huang YZ, Mallick S, Biondo A, O’Leary A, Wang CC. Paternal origin of Paleo-Indians in Siberia: insights from Y-chromosome sequences. European Journal of Human Genetics. 2018 Nov;26(11):1687-96.

Canada RA. Solving a Compound Unknown Parentage Using Genetic Genealogy: A Case Study. Forensic Genomics. 2022 Mar 1;2(1):21-4.


A Narrative Prehistory – A narrative prehistory of the world will tell the story of the history of earth from the perspective of earth itself. Planned 4th quarter 2022.

Ancestors’ Tales – Inspired by a question posed in a group about genealogy software, Ancestors’ Tails will attempt to use WordPress alone as software for recording genealogy, events, evidence, and citations. Planned 4th quarter 2022.

Bronzed Rose – The Bronzed Rose began as part of a journey to recovery from Gaslighting and emotional abuse. It continues as a personal blog about mental health, personal well being, and self-work. It includes a special focus on the mental health impacts of genealogy.

Died Young – As a genealogist, it is easy to overlook the stories of those who died as a child or in early adulthood. Died Young will look at records of those whose story was done too soon. Planned 3rd quarter 2022.

HaplogroupHaplogroup is a mix of population genetics and population histories especially those related to mtDNA and Y-DNA haplogroups and subclades.

Retold ClassicsRetold Classics is Rebekah’s first adventure into fiction and story telling in over a decade. It will attempt to retell the stores of our childhoods without the implicit biases of biological sex and gender. Planned 2nd quarter 2022.

Genealogy Sites

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When It Comes to Genetic Genealogy, Women Need Not Apply by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak

Ancestor Chromosome Mapper by Kitty Cooper

Genetic Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond by Emily D. Aulicino

January 2010 – Jewish Facts From Portland by Nadene Goldfoot

Sicily to New Orleans And Beyond by Frank J. Palisi · 2009