DNA Angel Project – DNA Day Edition

written by Rachel Decoste

April 25th is DNA Day and the DNA Angel thought what would be better than having the next DNA Angel Project Draw? This contest is open to residents of Canada and this month’s draw is for a copy of the new audiobook by Rachel Décoste and an AncestryDNA kit generously donated by Ancestry Canada®. Rachel Décoste is a writer and educator from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Rachel Decoste took an Ancestry DNA test to learn about her African ethnicity and to learn more about her family history. What she got with her results was the desire to go to Africa and her new audiobook  “Year of Return: A Black Woman’s African Homecoming.” tells the story of her five-month journey.

Genealogy for Afro-descendants is challenging as there are no records of the people who were captured and transported on slave ships. Making it hard for researchers like Rachel to trace the areas in African that they descended from. So Rachel chose to turn to DNA.

Rachel says, “By tracing my DNA, I was able to fulfill a journey of self-discovery connecting my identity with my roots.”

In her audiobook, Year of Return: A Black Woman’s African Homecoming.” Rachael Decoste shares the incredible story of her journey to Africa and how Canadians can use AncestryDNA to discover more about their own family history.

Along with your audiobook, you will receive an AncestryDNA kit. AncestryDNA is a simple at-home saliva test that provides you with an online ethnicity estimate that helps you understand through your DNA where your ancestors have originated from across the world and identify living relatives in the Ancestry DNA network of over 18 million people worldwide.

You can enter to win Rachel’s audiobook  Year of Return: A Black Woman’s African Homecoming.” and an Ancestry DNA Kit by entering before April 29th at 11:45 PM (MDT).

Note: AncestryDNA Canada is having a sale from April 25th to April 30th. DNA kits are $79. That’s a $50 savings. You can buy HERE.

Note: that this prize was donated by Ancestry Canada.

Note: The post above contains affiliate links. This means I make a small percentage of the sales via these links. This does not INCREASE the price you pay as a consumer. This is a supplement to my income so I can continue  to support The DNA Angel Project and to make donations to the Alzheimer’s’ Society

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