Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands

Presentation “Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands”

Come and listen to Beatrice de Leon Edwards present "Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands".

Description fo Presenattion:

How is it that the DNA of the ancient indigenous Guanches of the Canary Islands is present in many Hispanics of northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States?

In this presentation Dr. Beatrice de Leon Edwards explains the connection that many of us have to the Canary Islanders, in particular through Francisco Baez de Benavides and Bernabe de las Casas, who both have many descendants in northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States.

The presentation will be November 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Speer Memorial Library located at 801 E. 12th St. in Mission Texas. There is no cost to attend and it is open to the public.

Here is our program:

  • 2:00 PM - Greet and Meet - Talk About Genealogy
  • 2:15 PM - Presentation "Guanches, The Mysterious Natives of the Canary Islands" - by Beatrice De Leon Edwards
  • ​3:10 PM - Open Registration if Anyone wants to become a member of Las Villas del Norte
  • ​3:20 PM - Networking time to meet each other and talk about research.​

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