Portrait of a long-distant cousin.
A Native American girl. Oil on mount board. We both share mitochondrial (female) DNA Haplogroup A. My Haplogroup sub-Clade is A12a which is believed to have originated in Asia, Siberia, between 30,000 to 50,000 years ago https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haplogroup_A_(mtDNA) Another sub-clade of A Haplogroup are Native Americans who originated also from the Siberian Haplogroup.
About the Artist
I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…View full profile