The accoutrement of this brave (Apohsuyis) comprises the well-known war-bonnet of eagle-feathers and weasel-skins, deerskin shirt, bone necklace, grizzly-bear claw necklace, and tomahawk-pipe of Hudson's Bay Company origin.
Black Indians are defined as people who have a dual ancestry or black people who have lived for some time with Native Americans. (Photo courtesy of Black Indians Intertribal Native American Association.
Many slaves would escape in the swamps and join the Native American Seminole tribes.They intermarried with the Seminoles. The Seminoles were practically wiped out by the U. army before and after the Civil War.