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Many Native American Indians welcomed African-Americans into their villages. Even as slaves, many African-Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans. Many later became classified as 'Black Indians'. Native American Women, Native American History, American Indians, Cherokee Indian Women, Native American Photos, Black Indians, Native Indian, Choctaw Indian, Indian Tribes

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 Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians...my great great Grand-Mother was half Cherokee

The Emancipation of Rebecca, Augusta & Rosa, circa Black History Album. American Women, African American History, American Children, Black Art, Portraits Victoriens, Mixed Race, We Are The World, Interesting History, Before Us

The Emancipation of Rebecca, Augusta & Rosa | 1863.

Caption: REBECCA, AUGUSTA and ROSA, Emancipated Slaves, from New Orleans. Photographed by Kimball, 477 Broadway, NY. 1863. These three girls were part of a group of eight former slaves from New Orleans (five children and three adults) sent to the North on a publicity tour to (1) raise money for schools that served former slaves run by abolitionist groups after the Union Army occupied much of Louisiana in 1863, and (2) to arouse the sympathy of countrymen who were preoccupied by war, and more…

An African girl is actually part of a zoo! A human zoo in Belgium, Michel Leiris, Human Zoo, By Any Means Necessary, African Girl, African Women, Interesting History, African American History, History Facts, History Photos

African girl in human zoo, Belgium 1958 [599x477]

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The Cherokee Language I can not tell you how many times I have watched this. My great grandmother was Cherokee . Cherokee History, Native American Cherokee, Cherokee Nation, Native American Tribes, Native American History, American Indians, Cherokee Indians, American Symbols, American Art

The Cherokee language

The language and culture of the Cherokee Nation in the Appalachian region of North Carolina Excerpt from from the documentary "Voices of North Carolina" * at...

possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi holocaust, which claimed at least 6 million Jews, and the American Holocaust which claimed, according to conservative estimates, 19 million Indigenous People. Native American History, Native American Indians, Cherokee Indians, Trail Of Tears, Native Indian, Indian Tribes, Native Art, Youre My Person, Thats The Way

American Holocaust: When It’s All Over I’ll Still Be Indian

From Films For Action: The powerful and hard-hitting documentary, American Holocaust, is quite possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi holocaust, which claimed at least 6 mill…

Selk'nam bodypainting (Kataix spirit) (Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or… Parts Of The Earth, Chile, People Of The World, Tribal Art, Camouflage, The Past, Cover, Culture, Indie

Selk'nam bodypainting (Kataix spirit)

(Scanned from postcard) The Selk'nam or Ona people, and related tribes, were indigenous to inland Tierra del Fuego (and southern mainland Patagonia). They hunted guanaco and other animals. They were wiped out soon after the arrival of white missionaries and ranchers, mainly through disease but many were also hunted/murdered by ranchers whose sheep they stole. The survivors led a pitiful existance being forced to adopt European lifestyles on missions before slowly dwindling to extinction…

My maternal ancestry: Melungeon--tri-racial isolate group of the Southeastern U. (Cumberland Gap area of Appalachia--East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and East Kentucky). Mixed European, sub-Saharan African, and Native American ancestry. Native American Ancestry, African American History, Ancestry Dna, American Indians, We Are The World, In This World, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

Slippin' into whiteness: Melungeons and other 'almost white' groups

Arch Goins and family , Melungeons from Graysville, Tennessee "Whiteness" in the U.S. has value. It is no surprise that in a society that has historically oppressed, scorned ...

In Virginia, where slavery began in the American colonies in the Virginia Historical Society has discovered the identities of slaves from unpublished private documents, providing new in… African American Genealogy, African American Culture, African American History, Black History Books, Black History Month, Women In History, Family History, African Diaspora, Historical Society

Unknown No Longer: Remember the Women

Since 1987 the United States has observed Women’s History Month officially as a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. I have been working with the collection of Sar…

Forgotton People ~There are lots of different theories about the Melungeons… Some People Say, My People, Native American History, Native American Indians, People Of Interest, Family Genealogy, Working People, My Heritage, Ancestry

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Perhaps Nancy Hanks, the mother of Abraham Lincoln, was Melungeon. It somehow seems fitting that one of America’s greatest Presidents should be of mixed race and probably Muslim heritage. But who are the Melungeons? Historical records document that from 1492 through the early 1600’s an estimated 500,000 Jews and Muslims were exiled from Spain […]

Ángela Loij was the last surviving full-blooded Ona native woman of Tierra del Fuego. Native American Women, Native American History, Native American Indians, Native Americans, Guy Debord, Anthropologie, Le Far West, People Of The World, Interesting Faces

The last surviving full-blooded Selk'nam (Ona) of Tierra del Fuego. Anthropologist Anne Chapman estimated that a little over hundred years ago the Selk'nam numbered probably between 3,500 and 4,000. They were decimated by loss of habitat, European diseases and the Selknam Genocide.

Appalachian life mother and child (doris ulmann, appalachian portraits, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Photographs, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Great Depression, Kids Seating, Down South

The Wise Guide : About (A) Face

mother and child (doris ulmann, appalachian portraits, c1930)

 Kimball American (active Rebecca, an Emancipated Slave, from New Orleans, 1863 Photograph, Carte-de-visite Am. Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Children Photos, African Diaspora, We Are The World, African American History, Historical Photos

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retronaut.co is your first and best source for information about retronaut . Here you will also find topics relating to issues of general interest. We hope you find what you are looking for!

My most direct connection to the Melungeons: My grandmother, Pauline Goins (right) with her mother Grace (center), sister Lucille (left),and brother Neal (seated). This is the family of Gordon Belt Native American Population, Delaware Indians, Appalachian People, African Diaspora, My People, Free People, My Heritage, Ancestry, Dna

DNA study sheds new light on my Melungeon ancestry...

Just prior to the Memorial Day weekend, I read an interesting story, published by the Associated Press and distributed nationally and across the state of Tennessee, detailing new DNA evidence that suggests that the families historically called Melungeons are the offspring of sub-Saharan African men and white women of northern or central European origin. My most direct connection to the Melungeons: My grandmother, Pauline Goins (right) with her mother Grace (center), sister Lucille (left)…