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Your Roots. Your Legacy.

African Ancestry helps people of African descent recover their history, reconnect with their ancestors, and create a lasting legacy for future generations.

All with a simple cheek swab.

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Unlock your family history.

discover YourFather's Roots(for men only)

The PatriClan™ Test traces paternal ancestry by analyzing the Y chromosome men inherit exclusively from their fathers.

Women may have a male relative from their father’s side take the test for them.

Your results can be shared with everyone on your father’s side of the family, including your grandfather, paternal aunts, uncles, and cousins, your brother and his children, as well as your own children and your son’s children!

  • •     Our PatriClan DNA Test Kit (Men Only) plus your Personalized Certificate of Ancestry authenticating your results ($299 Value)
  • •    Join the exclusive African Ancestry Online Community Facebook group to share resources and connections with others that share your ancestry ($99 Value)
  • •     Receive your copy of “African Ancestry Guide to African History and Cultures” in addition to online training each week with company founders and ($99 Value)
Only $299.00 ($497 Value)

Starting at $27/mo with

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discover Yourmother’s Roots(for women & men)

The MatriClan™ Test traces maternal ancestry by analyzing the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) women and men inherit exclusively from their mothers.

it makes a great family project as your results can be shared with everyone on your mother’s side, including your grandmother, maternal aunts, uncles, and cousins, your siblings and your nieces and nephews, as well as your own children and your daughter’s children.

  • •     Our MatriClan DNA Test Kit (Women & Men) plus your Personalized Certificate of Ancestry authenticating your results ($299 Value)
  • •     Join the exclusive African Ancestry Online Community Facebook group to share resources and connections with others that share your ancestry ($99 Value)
  • •     Receive your copy of “African Ancestry Guide to African History and Cultures” in addition to online training each week with company founders and ($99 Value)
Only $299.00 ($497 Value)

Starting at $27/mo with

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HOST A FAMILY celebration(for women & men)

Trace your paternal and maternal ancestry and share the African Ancestry Experience with the whole family with additional certificates of ancestry and country of origin t-shirts

It’s the perfect project for family reunions!

  • •     Our MatriClan DNA Test Kit (Women & Men) & Our PatriClan DNA Test Kit (Men Only) plus 2 Personalized Certificates of Ancestry authenticating your results ($598 Value)
  • •     Join the exclusive African Ancestry Online Community Facebook group to share resources and connections with others that share your ancestry ($99 Value)
  • •     Receive your copy of “African Ancestry Guide to African History and Cultures” in addition to online training each week with company founders and staff ($99 Value)
  • •     BONUS: 6 additional personalized Certificates of Ancestry to share with other family members ($66 Value)
  • •     BONUS: 4 African Ancestry country of origin t-shirts ($100 Value)
Only $679.00 ($962 Value)

Starting at $60/mo with

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More Than A Test Kit

Knowing where you’re from is a critical component of knowing who you are. Find those missing pieces of your identity with this transformative and powerful experience.

It’s a connection to your past, present and future.

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Honoring Our African Queens

Women are the backbone of any society. And you came from a woman, who was stripped of her heritage and her humanity, with the courage to still fight for her life and her rights. She survived to ensure one day we would thrive. Learn more about her origin story when you find your tribe.

It’s a bond that will last generations.

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Celebrating Our Warrior Spirits

Have you ever wondered where the strength, resilience and courage of the men in your life comes from? You are bound to him and his tribe both historically and culturally, and this ancestral knowledge can help you better understand the greatness stored within your DNA.

It’s a feeling that cannot be explained.

Take the community’s word for it.

Melissa J., TX
INDIA.ARIE
SINGER
SONGWRITER

"I was motivated to take the test because I wanted to know I have a starting point from [the American side]. We have a long lineage from Memphis and Alabama so I knew that, but I didn't know the [African] side. It's cool to have a starting point..."

Sam T., TX
SPIKE LEE
Director,
Writer,
Producer

"The images of Africa that we receive are often limited and negative. So it is not surprising that African Americans don't have a positive connection to the continent. Now thanks to DNA, African Americans can finally find out what region of Africa..."

Jayson M., TX
B. SMITH
Lifestyle
Expert and
Host of B. Smith
with Style

"My husband and I were both incredibly excited and proud to find out more about our family roots. For anyone who is interested in their family genealogy and curious to know more about what part of Africa their ancestry is from, then I would say..."

Rebecca S., TX
JOHN HOPE BRYANT
Activist, Author,
Founder of
Operation HOPE

"I am moved more than I ever thought I would be. We are empowered by details and this small fact is a significant detail in my life and brings with it such inner dignity. I am forever linked to my beginnings and I have always felt something very special..."

Melissa J., TX
INDIA.ARIE
SINGER
SONGWRITER

"I was motivated to take the test because I wanted to know I have a starting point from [the American side]. We have a long lineage from Memphis and Alabama so I knew that, but I didn't know the [African] side. It's cool to have a starting point..."

Sam T., TX
SPIKE LEE
Director,
Writer,
Producer

"The images of Africa that we receive are often limited and negative. So it is not surprising that African Americans don't have a positive connection to the continent. Now thanks to DNA, African Americans can finally find out what region of Africa..."

Jayson M., TX
B. SMITH
Lifestyle
Expert and
Host of B. Smith
with Style

"My husband and I were both incredibly excited and proud to find out more about our family roots. For anyone who is interested in their family genealogy and curious to know more about what part of Africa their ancestry is from, then I would say..."

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Safe, secure & painless.

From a simple swab from inside your cheek, your DNA is kept completely confidential and destroyed after analysis. We NEVER sell your information.

HOW IT WORKS
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Let’s get specific.

Once we receive your DNA sample, our laboratory extracts your DNA’s genetic sequence. Scientists compare your sequence to the largest database of African genetic sequences in existence.

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Black-Owned. Since 2003.

Founded more than 15 years ago, African Ancestry is 100% Black-owned and employs Black geneticists and staff. Support BLACK businesses.

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