19th century portrait from New Zealand: For Maori peoples, Tā moko represents a person’s mana (status or power) in society. The Moko Kauae  is a chin tattoo traditional reserved for Māori women with mana (high status and power). More at the link.

19th century portrait from New Zealand: For Maori peoples, Tā moko represents a person’s mana (status or power) in society. The Moko Kauae is a chin tattoo traditional reserved for Māori women with mana (high status and power). More at the link.

Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian[1][2] notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief[1] of a netwo

Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian[1][2] notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief[1] of a netwo

+ancient black people of europe | Moorish (Black) Kings of India – Pictures and Images | Rasta ...

+ancient black people of europe | Moorish (Black) Kings of India – Pictures and Images | Rasta ...

New Zealand | "Tenakeo"  Maori woman with long hair worn loose, chin moko, flax cloak and huia feather in her hair. ca. 1904 - 1914 | Scanned postcard image; artist unknown.  From the postcard album collected by the Bowater family.

New Zealand | "Tenakeo" Maori woman with long hair worn loose, chin moko, flax cloak and huia feather in her hair. ca. 1904 - 1914 | Scanned postcard image; artist unknown. From the postcard album collected by the Bowater family.

DATHIE HAINES | mother was Cherokee Indian and father was Black. In the Cherokee area of North Ga., Dathie, was captured in the woods and sold into Slavery at Louisville, Ga. to Nathan Haines as a personal Slave to his granddaughter. She had four children during Slavery by her owner, James Haines who gave Dathie and her children 600 acres of land after Slavery. They could not read or write, and were tricked into signing X’s on a document giving the land away. (Mrs.Tommie Braswell Merritt)

DATHIE HAINES | mother was Cherokee Indian and father was Black. In the Cherokee area of North Ga., Dathie, was captured in the woods and sold into Slavery at Louisville, Ga. to Nathan Haines as a personal Slave to his granddaughter. She had four children during Slavery by her owner, James Haines who gave Dathie and her children 600 acres of land after Slavery. They could not read or write, and were tricked into signing X’s on a document giving the land away. (Mrs.Tommie Braswell Merritt)

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