The time traveler’s Suitcase podcast

Explore the interface between history, archeology and ancient DNA.

The Time Traveler’s Suitcase is a weekly podcast from DNA Consultants, the direct-to-the-consumer company that launched the industry’s first ancient DNA tests. Its Primeval DNA product line includes Medieval Vikings, Egyptian Mummies and the Ancient Israelite Test. The show is hosted by talk radio professional Pete Ferrand. Most of the episodes include an audiobook excerpt from the publications of Donald N. Yates, a DNA investigator and historian whose works include Old Souls in a New World, Merchant Adventurers of Rhoda and The Cherokee Origin Narrative. Each usually also has an interview with a leading scientist or historical expert.

Vikings, Mummies and Roman Soldiers


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Explore the interface between history, archeology and ancient DNA. The Time Traveler’s Suitcase is a biweekly podcast from DNA Consultants, the direct-to-the-consumer company that launched the industry’s first ancient DNA tests.

The Allure of Ancient DNA


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DNA can rewrite history. Host Pete Ferrand interviews Dr. Eran Elhaik at the University of Sheffield in England on the exciting promise of ancient DNA testing.

Maybe My Great-Grandmother Really Was a Cherokee Princess


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Cherokee DNA leaves everything up in the air. Hosted by Pete Ferrand, the premier episode of “The Time Traveler’s Suitcase” features three stories from a publication by DNA Consultants suggesting Cherokee Indians are genetically related to ancient Egyptians, Greeks and other Mediterranean peoples, including Jews.