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Best Ancestry podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best Ancestry podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
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Ever wondered what consumer DNA testing can do for you- beyond telling you your ethnicity? Are you an adoptee- or someone who has an unknown parent or relative? Do you love Genealogy? You're in the right place. Join Julie DIxon Jackson and Renee Colvert as they attempt to guide you through what it takes to use DNA to break down brick walls, solve mysteries- or find your "people"!
 
Remembering what it is to be human upon the earth // Story is medicine, magic is real, healing is open-ended and endless // Exploring the mythic journeys we undertake when coming to know ourselves through interviews with herbalists, story keepers, ancestral listeners, consciousness explorers, earth dreamers, and other wise folk.
 
Genealogy is the most wonderful of pastimes. I love it, and you should, too. There are endless reasons why. Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the western world, as more and more people discover the exhilarating and slightly addictive nature of ancestor hunting. It’s like an ongoing mystery with clues you have to discover and then put together to come to conclusions about your family’s past. The mystery never ends, because there is no end to the amount of time you can potenti ...
 
Generations Cafe is all about genealogy and family history. Discovering your family history should be enjoyable! Each episode will show you more about doing genealogy without the frustration. Host Amy Johnson Crow has been involved in family history for most of her life and is a noted researcher, blogger, author, and educator. She firmly believes that it is possible to do good genealogy research and enjoy the process. This isn't a stuffy or dry lecture. It's a conversation to help you explor ...
 
WINNETKA is a ten-episode memoir created and produced by award-winning actress Jessica Harper, with original music. The podcast features the voices of the Harper family, who share in the telling of their remarkable story. WINNETKA tells of six Harper kids coming of age in Eisenhower’s post-war America, in a Chicago suburb called Winnetka. The siblings are buffeted by the rages of a father with PTSD, challenged by life in a big family, rocked by social change in the sixties, and ultimately st ...
 
Born out of the coronavirus shelter in place order The DubFamCast out of Sacramento, CA with roots extended from Jackson, MS and Bakersfield, CA is a family of five American of African Ancestry adults having some fun while broaching subjects such as current affairs, mental health, ancestry, the black experience in America and plenty more. New show published every Monday.
 
From a jealous murder in the 1800s to the family rift that split some of the most famous sisters of the 20th century, the Pankhursts, join Sir Tony Robinson for a new podcast series that brings stories from the past, to life in the present. It’s About Time is brought to you by Ancestry.
 
A series of shows that talks about the system of IFA an oracle system originating from Nigeria West Africa. IFA is a system used to help people solve there problems all around the world. Some Countries include U.S.A, United Kingdom, the Caribbean. Please join Professor Babalawo Ifategunse Osadele & Apetebi Omirelekun -Ifadunmade Ifalase on topics relating to IFA.
 
Genealogy Gems Podcast shows you, the family historian, how to make the most out of your family history research time by providing quick and easy to use research techniques. In addition, you will learn creative ways to share your family tree and the legacy of your ancestors. Lisa Louise Cooke guides you through the exhilarating process of discovering your family tree. She scours the family history landscape to find and bring you the best websites, best practices, and best resources available ...
 
This award-winning podcast teaches you how to take your ancestors from names on paper to multidimensional people who lived, breathed, loved, lost, and helped you to be who you are. It also has a #CensusOfHumor. Benefit from my years of experience in folklore, history, genealogy, law, and tools of FamilySearch (owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints), Ancestry, Newspapers.com and more. I learn from my many mistakes. I teach from those lessons. I interview others. I discuss c ...
 
On She Goes; a travel & lifestyle podcast made for women of color, by women of color. The goal of On She Goes is to uplift the voices of ALL women of color, and to encourage women of color to travel more confidently, more adventurously and more often. The On She Goes crew discusses a range of topics from, Traveling while Black, Representation in Mainstream Media, The Great Outdoors, Getting Paid to Travel, Politics, Transracial Adoption, Road Trips, Ancestry, Current Events and more.
 
From the natural world to outer space, Inverse offers timely journalism and interesting points of view for people who want to know what's next. Health research, updates on SpaceX and NASA, sleep psychology, pseudo-science debunks, nightmarish robots, advancing A.I., shifting cultures, more sustainable energy, and those never-ending studies on caffeine and beer: The Abstract delivers weird facts straight to your brain, three times a week, two stories at a time.
 
Shirk, rest & play. "Top 50 Podcasts to Listen to on a Lockdown" (Sunday Times) "7th Most Essential podcast in the world" (Esquire magazine) "Genial babble... about nothing" (David Hepworth, The Guardian) "It'll never catch on." (Half-life) Living and loafing in South London with Dulwich Raider and Dirty South from leading slacker website, Deserter. It's only once a month, so don't get your hopes up.
 
Hosted by a homeschool dad / former college professor. The purpose of this podcast to encourage and equip homeschool moms to teach science (6th - 12th grade) and to make it interesting and enjoyable for students (and mom). Some topics include: order of science classes, prep for ACT, teaching college prep vs. "non-science" students, labs and lab reports, lots of stories from teaching thousands of university and homeschooled students, teaching biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy & physiol ...
 
GeneaBloggers is a community of genealogists and family historians who augment their passion for genealogy by blogging. We currently have over 2,000 genealogy blogs listed in our blogroll from around the world and have a vibrant and vocal group of people seeking to define what it is to be a genealogist in the 21st century.
 
Young American Aliya Scott travels to Tanzania to help children with her condition. There, people without pigment in their skin are called “zeru-zeru,” it means “ghost,” and they are believed to possess magical powers. When Aliya goes missing, her father sets out on a mission to find her. He soon discovers that she was up to more than teaching the alphabet and handing out sunblock. With each step, he learns more about his daughter and a country rooted in ancestry, rich with resources, full o ...
 
QUIRKY VOICES PRESENTS.... ANYONE F COFFEE? MADVENT, MADIVA Podcast BOGIES AND GHOULIES AND Teddy Story.... MODERN AUDIO DRAMA INDIE VOICE ACTING PODCAST Ever wanted to voice act for audio drama? Awesome! Best job in the world! Well here's a guide as to things to do, think about and how to go about letting folks know you're a safe bet, vocal chameleon or a dependable quirky little firecracker that they will NEED on their show. Find your voice. Find your brand. Get up and get out there and sh ...
 
Point of Hue is a bi-weekly podcast featuring Ateira Griffin and Salimah Jasani, two women of color. Join us as we discuss everything from interracial dating to ancestry tests and even the questionable representations of race in Harry Potter (yes, we went there) from our #PointOfHue.
 
Set in 19th century Russia, The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы) is the last novel written by the illustrious author Fyodor Dostoyevsky who died a few months before the book's publication. The deeply philosophical and passionate novel tells the story of Fyodor Karamazov, an immoral debauch whose sole aim in life is the acquisition of wealth. Twice married, he has three sons whose welfare and upbringing, he cares nothing about. At the beginning of the story, Dimitri Karamazov, ...
 
Indulge Us, as we explore the rabbit hole of being a member of 21st century society. The endless tunnels of shallow pop culture, ridiculous current events, challenging relationships, and more can be disorienting and confusing. Hopefully, the thoughtful mockery of these things, from the perspective of a couple of young men, will make you laugh at, think critically about, and authentically react to the world around you. We didn't earn your time, but do us a favor and Indulge Me.
 
When the professor decides to outline the ancestry of the eminent people of Oz, Scarecrow feels left out. He doesn't have a family tree - unless you count the bean pole on which he had been placed when the farmer put him in the cornfield! So he decides to seek out his roots . . . which leads him, Dorothy, and the Cowardly Lion on adventures they never dreamed, meeting new friends (and foes) along the way. (Introduction by TriciaG) Cast list: Narrator: KHand Scarecrow: Chuck Williamson Doroth ...
 
LIVE FRIDAYS 3 PM ET/2 CT/1 MT/12 PT Today we are facing some of the greatest challenges of our lives, from our health, to political unrest, the environment, financial uncertainty and the nation’s racial divide. Every Friday at 3pm EST, join teacher, minister and life coach Bill Myers as he and his guests take a deep dive into the issues that impact our world and with an eye to exploring solutions! Bill Myers Inspires encourages listeners to look within themselves and take decisive action to ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of The Train Dogs by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 6th, 2011.Emily Pauline Johnson (Mohawk: Tekahionwake –pronounced: dageh-eeon-wageh, literally: 'double-life')(10 March 1861 – 7 March 1913), commonly known as E. Pauline Johnson or just Pauline Johnson, was a Canadian writer and performer popular in the late 19th century. Johnson was notable for her poems and performances that celebrated her First Nations heri ...
 
Published in 1899, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line is a collection of narratives that addresses the impact of Jim Crow laws on African Americans and white Americans of the South. Many of Chesnutt's characters are of mixed-race ancestry which sets them apart for a specific yet degrading kind of treatment from blacks and whites. These stories examine particularly how life in the South was informed through a legacy of slavery and Reconstruction—how members of the “old ...
 
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Will Teachers Strike if They’re Forced Back to Class During Pandemic? (0:33)Guest: Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of TeachersWhat’s happening with the schools? It’s the thing everyone with kids is talking about. Worrying about. Will they reopen? Is it safe? Teachers are the lynchpin in this whole conversation and last week, the na…
 
With Neanderthal DNA offering new insight into our archaic ancestry, Inverse’s Sarah Sloat discusses what our own biological records can reveal about who we are in modern life. Read more at Inverse.com: Find links to all the stories discussed in today’s episode at inverse.com/the-abstract NEANDERTHAL GENES: https://www.inverse.com/science/23-and-me…
 
Bill Myers Inspires As people love learning about their family tree via websites such as Ancestry.com, black people in America face many hurdles in discovering their ancestry as they were relegated to a status of property rather than as a human being, poor record keeping and the systematic dismantling of the black family unit for generations throug…
 
As scientists race to develop a vaccine, and humans adjust to new ways of life, Inverse’s Sarah Wells discusses robots’ increasingly helpful role in the age of Covid-19. Read more at Inverse.com: Find links to all the stories discussed in today’s episode at inverse.com/the-abstract SOCIAL ROBOTS: https://www.inverse.com/innovation/social-robots-cou…
 
Your digital genealogy needs to be organized just as much as your physical genealogical documents and photos do. Today, I’ll show you some tried and true hints on how to keep all this information easy to access when you store it on your computer. Show Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/how-to-organize-your-digital-genealogy/ Click Here to listen …
 
Motherhood, Female Anger and Activism in America (0:30)Guest: Soraya Chemaly, Media Critic, Activist, Author of “Rage Becomes Her”A month and a half into nightly anti-racism protests in Portland, Oregon, a group of women in bright yellow shirts linked arms and lined up in front of the police barrier. “The Wall of Moms” captured national attention a…
 
The Week in Geek Presents : The NASA "Space"tacular!!! NASA's John McCullough is the Director of Exploration Integration and Science Directorate, who joins us to discuss the Artemis I Lunar Mission. NASA's Keith Comeaux is the Launch Crew Entry, Descent and Landing Mission Manager for the Mars Rover "Perseverance". Skungy's Pick of the Week is Ghos…
 
About Principal Deidre (Dee) Hannible Principal Dee is an educational leader with nearly twenty years of experience serving students, teachers, and families from all walks of life. She believes in fostering positive and energetic environments where students and staff excel. Throughout her educational career, she has persistently developed, trained,…
 
HelLo you fabulous fiction loving folks of audio loving joy Hope you are having a groovy fun filled day in whatever way gets you through this current crazy.... On release day here in the Uk it is a beautiful sunny day, and the world turns with us still on it, I often think of myself sitting here typing something or editing something and then zshumm…
 
What We Learned From the Crack Crisis in America (0:36)Guest: David Farber, Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor of History, University of Kansas, Author of “Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed”Many states are reporting a jump in opioid overdose deaths since the pandemic started. Health experts say extra stress may be …
 
Amid the latest Playstation-Xbox console wars and “review bombing” controversies, Inverse’s Jen Glennon offers a look at the key issues shaping the future of video game culture. Read more at Inverse.com: Find links to all the stories discussed in today’s episode at inverse.com/the-abstract ALL ABOUT XBOX SERIES X: https://www.inverse.com/gaming/xbo…
 
The Antitrust Woes of America’s Tech Titans (0:32)Guest: Paul Stancil, Professor of Law, J. Reuben Clark Law School, BYUIt was an unusual spectacle in Washington, DC on Wednesday. The titans of American technology squared off against Congress. You had Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg who is no stranger to the hot seat at Congressional hearings, but it …
 
About Brad Weinstein Brad Weinstein is the Chief Innovation Officer and a co-founder of BehaviorFlip, the first software that utilizes restorative practices. He has been featured in numerous high-profile publications and podcasts including Washington Post, Cult of Pedagogy, and School Leaders Now. Brad also created TeacherGoals on social media, whi…
 
If you are looking for a way to keep your physical genealogy documents organized as well as safe, join me today and I’ll show you a few useful hints to push you in that direction. Show Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/organizing-your-physical-genealogy-documents/ Click Here to listen to the weekly podcast: https://ancestralfindings.com/podcast …
 
With Europe’s Doors Shut to Americans, Rick Steves Embraces Virtual Travel (0:32)Guest: Rick Steves, Travel Guide, PBS-TV Host, Author of “For the Love of Europe”Because of COVID-19, tourists from the US are not allowed into Europe and it’s unclear how long that restriction will last. So what do you do if you’re America’s leading expert on travelin…
 
The ultimate pop-culture convention, San Diego Comic-Con, took an unprecedented gamble in July 2020 with Comic-Con at Home, the virtual attempt to capture geek culture in a bottle (and funnel it to the streaming masses). While virtually connecting an international ‘community of fans’ proved to be a challenge, the annual event known for bringing tog…
 
Protecting Judges Protects Justice (0:33)Guest: John Muffler, Retired US Marshal, Faculty at National Judicial CollegeThe man who showed up at the home of federal judge Esther Salas a week ago and killed her son on the doorstep had a hit list that included several other judges. Judge Salas was not injured in the attack, but her husband was seriousl…
 
Have you heard of the mystery of the Princes in the Tower? Who were they, and what connection did they have to the Wars of the Roses? Today… we’ll find out what really happened to them. Show Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/whos-wars-roses-princes-tower/ Click Here to listen to the weekly podcast: https://ancestralfindings.com/podcast Weekly Gi…
 
This week we’re talking #comicconathome2020 and #Xbox game reveals. Our guest is Chrissy Legaux of In From The Storm https://www.facebook.com/infromthestormzine/ with her new e-zine coming out July 30th. Listen live every Sunday @ 7pm at WRNO.com or the free iHeart radio app.By David Ducorbier
 
The State of National Parks (0:00)Guest: Becky Lomax Is Author of “USA National Parks: The Complete Guide to All 59 Parks.”Congress just passed the Great American Outdoors Act, which will give billions of dollars to the National Parks for sorely needed repairs. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. And it couldn’t come at a better …
 
About Sawsan Jaber, Ph.D. A global educator with twenty years of experience in a variety of positions, Dr. Sawsan Jaber is an educational leader in multiple settings in the U.S. and abroad. She has a passion for facilitating critical conversations about equity in schools with educators and educational leaders. Sawsan is a Board Director of Our Voic…
 
As researchers work around the clock to develop a vaccine for Covid-19, the novel coronavirus that’s sickened over 15 million people globally, we’ve seen human, scientific and technological resources mobilize like never before. Faced with widespread economic losses and mounting public pressure, scientists are banding together in the global fight ag…
 
Hello YOU WONDEROUS people of my timeline...or of the future....hey! How’s your world? Today we delve into the lows of the life of an exzematic.....what it might well be like behind many a closed door, as folks cope with acute all over body pain and the reality of a true flare of the chronic skin condition known as eczema. I AM....ECZEMATIC.. I AM.…
 
This episode is super-sized, because the topic is that important: racism in genealogy and the new AncestryDNA policy that will eliminate all matches below 8cM for all users. I mention the multiple hacks and security breaches on genealogy and DNA websites within the past week, too. But more than anything, this episode allows my cousin, Brian Sheffey…
 
Bill Myers Inspires Imagine discovering that you were a descendant of the largest slave trading family in U.S. history. How would you use that information to discuss slavery and racism? Why is it necessary to address slavery and racism for America to move forward? Thomas Norman DeWolf is an author, public speaker, trainer and workshop facilitator, …
 
The Complicated Relationship Between City Parks and Crime RatesGuest: Lincoln Larson, Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, North Carolina State UniversityIf you have the choice between a park and an empty lot in your neighborhood, you’d choose a park, wouldn’t you? And if the choice was between a pa…
 
These days we’re more acquainted with soap than ever before, as we lather up to help stop the spread of coronavirus. And for CrowdScience listener Sharon, this set off a steady stream of soapy questions: how does soap actually work? How was it discovered in the first place, long before anyone knew anything about germs? Are different things used for…
 
What is an out of body experience? What is metaphysics? How does one go on a journey? Check out this episode for answers to these questions! Multi-talented Artist Candace Nadine Breen is an author, podcast host, spiritual consultant, and crafter of handmade products. You can check out her work on http://candacenadinebreen.com/ and https://magickand…
 
“If I could give my life for hers, I would” -Cheree’s murderer, expressing remorse at his sentencing. I first interviewed Mea on Episode 6, when she told us the story of being very pregnant when she received the news of her best friend's murder at the hands of a stranger in 2010, and how she immediately chose to not hold on to hate while she was ca…
 
The mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are hitting people of all ages. With the latest research finding that three in 10 Millennials feel lonely, either ‘often’ or ‘always,’ ‘lockdown life’ and social distancing has added a healthy dose of stress and anxiety to an already precarious mix. If you’re feeling particularly isolated and on ed…
 
More Than a Million Syrians Blocked from Humanitarian Aid (0:29)Guest: Vanessa Jackson, UN Representative, CARE InternationalSyrians still desperately need humanitarian aid, but the United Nations Security Council just passed a resolution that will shut down one of the two border crossings that allow aid shipments into the war-torn country. That me…
 
This Mystery House in California is said to be haunted and built by a madwoman. But, is this really the truth of the story? Everyone loves a good ghost story and a haunted house brings visitors and money to the owners. However, what was the real story behind this eccentric person and impossibly built house? Show Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com…
 
Rollback or Update? A Look at Changes to a Key Environmental Law (0:32)Guests: Brigham Daniels, Professor of Environmental Law, J. Reuben Clark Law School, BYU; Matt Letourneau, Managing Director of Communications, Global Energy Institute, U.S. Chamber of CommercePresident Trump, in the last two weeks,a ccomplished something he says he’s wanted to …
 
For decades, scientists suggested that fatherhood fulfilled a primarily evolutionary function: protecting and providing for offspring in return for sex. Meanwhile sex, with as many partners as possible, helped dads’ genes carry on. But after millions of years, changing sexual norms, dating apps, and entertainment going increasingly digital... that …
 
Where Does Hong Kong Go From Here? (0:31)Guest: Quinn Mecham, Professor of Political Science, Brigham Young UniversityIt's been three weeks since a strict new "National Security Law" took effect in Hong Kong. We take a deep dive into why China imposed the law and what it means for Hong Kong, politically and internationally. Why Do Humans Perceive T…
 
She was a fierce warrior queen who fought a brave battle for her kingdom, husband, and son. Today… it is time to know her story. Show Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/whos-wars-roses-margaret-anjou/ Click Here to listen to the weekly podcast: https://ancestralfindings.com/podcast Weekly Giveaways: https://ancestralfindings.com/drawing Free eBoo…
 
Seeking Election to the White House in Times of Crisis (0:31)Guest: Chris Karpowitz, PhD, Professor of Political Science, Co-director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, BYU; Grant Madsen, PhD, Professor of History, BYUThe 2020 Presidential Election will be surely be remembered as the pandemic election. At least I’ll remember it…
 
Deep beneath the ocean’s surface, lies a profound space between what science can explain and what's left to our imaginations. As a result, humans have spent centuries spinning tales of enormous monsters lurking far below, from mysterious giant squids to tentacled hundred-foot reptiles. But after centuries of mystery, scientists are finally beginnin…
 
About Barbara (BK) Kennedy, Ed.D. Dr. Barbara Kennedy ("BK"), co-author of the Guiding Principles for Dual Language Education, 3rd Edition (2018), is the founder of GlobaLingo Education Consulting, LLC. A multilingual educator and advocate for equity for over thirty years, BK has served as a teacher of world languages and bilingual education, distr…
 
A Plot device from SW : Rebels Series allows for the ability to Erase SW Episodes 7, 8, and 9. D-Squared and Skungy explain. If you could erase it....would you? Top Nerd News includes Star Trek Lower Decks Trailer, Project Power with Jamie Fox Trailer. Kenobi Series, Han Solo Sequel, and Usagi Yojimbo. Listen Live at WRNO.com or the Free iHeartRadi…
 
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