Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"In essence, haplogroups are a pedigree chart of the clans of humanity," writes Roberta Estes, adding, "Think of a haplogroup as an ancestral clan, a large family, like the Celts, or Vikings. These would be larger than Native American tribes, encompassing members of many tribes... "Y DNA is passed from father to son, only, through the Y chromosome which only males possess. There are also clans for mitochondrial DNA which follows the direct maternal line up your family tree..."
In human mitochondrial genetics, L is the mitochondrial DNA macro-haplogroup that is at the root of the human mtDNA phylogenetic tree. ... Mitochondrial Eve is defined as the female human ancestor who is the most recent common ancestor of the most deep-rooted lineages of humanity: haplogroups L, L0 and L1-6. ~wikipedia Those with Haplogroup L may find themselves inheriting this Anasazi gene maternally instead of paternally. The vibrational spin is key and the determinant.