Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native American. Thus, many later became classified as Black Indians.
Black Native American probably adopted in to native tribe or captured as slave. Early Life - America- American History - Women's Rights - Child Labor - The Great Depression - Civil Rights - Native Americans - Slavery - American Indians.
An Ancestry of African-Native Americans Walton-Raji suggests Africa-Native Americans today, like the Foxx family pictured, look to oral histories and government records to track the heritage of their families.
Mardi Gras Indian on Super Sunday 2012 Photo from the Super Sunday Mardi Gras Indian Festival in and around A. Davis Park in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday, March Photo by Kim Welsh. - I'm not sure, but she looks Melungeon.