History of the U.S. Colorline
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Harsh “racial” segregation during the Jim Crow era prevented South Carolina’s Indian groups from assimilating. Due to their three-fold genetic admixture, they were labeled with such fanciful names as Red Bones, Brass Ankles, Croatans, Turks, and “not real Indians” at all. For generations, South Carolina’s remaining Indians……Click Cover to Read Full Description Below~
Most have heard of the story of Jamestown. Pocahontas saves John Smith and the rest of the colony from starvation in a romantic bedtime story. But there is a version not often told. A story of extreme violence and retribution as Pocahontas’s uncle rose to power among the Powhatan people and led his people in the deadliest assault ever carried out by an indigenous group against a European settlement, before or since. …Read Full Description, Click Cover and scroll below!
Belles of The Creek Nation is an innovative and modern perspective investigating the problematic linkages between preservation of cultural heritage, maintaining cultural diversity, defining and establishing cultural citizenship, and ancient tribal rite of passage. It is the first publication to address the notions of cultural diversity among Mixed Blood heritage, tribal culture and sacred rights of the people, all in one book. The relationships and heritage presented…To Read Full Description Click Cover!
No group of Native Americans has figured more prominently in the history of South Carolina than the Catawba Nation. This tribe’s unerring military, economic, and symbolic support for the fledgling Carolina colonies was crucial during early conflicts with hostile tribes, and eventually their struggle for Independence. While the Palmetto State unabashedly profited from this relationship with the Catawba Nation, the association was not mutually beneficial. In the hundred-year time span between 1740 and 1840…To Read Full Description Click Cover and scroll below!
In an effort to document and preserve the history, genealogy and origins of the people known as Redbone, the Redbone Heritage Foundation began publishing a collection of conference presentations, articles and essays and genealogies in the Redbone Chronicles, edited by Don C. Marler and Gary “Mishiho” Gabehart…Read Full Description Click Cover and scroll below!
Rediscovery of a Forgotten People In the early 1800s, dozens of Siouan-speaking Cheraw families, including Catawbas and Lumbees, fled war and oppression in the Carolinas and migrated to Florida, just as native Appalachicola Creeks were migrating away. Being neither Black nor White, the Cheraw descendants were persecuted by the harsh “racial” dichotomy of the Jim Crow era and almost forgot their proud heritage. Today they have rediscovered their past. This is their story….. Click Here to Read Full Description
Legal History of the Color Line: The Rise and Triumph of the One-Drop Rule Every Year, 35,000 Black-Born Youngsters Redefine Themselves as White. About 1/3 of “White” Americans have detectable African DNA.Genealogists were the first to learn that America’s color line leaks. Black researchers often find White ancestry. White genealogists routinely uncover Black ancestry. Molecular anthropologists now confirm Afro-European mixing in our DNA. The plain fact is that few Americans can truly say that they are genetically unmixed. Click Image and read full description below with link to Amazon.
Pell Mellers: Race and Memory in a Carolina Pocosin
Unknown to many outside of their small communities, there are still many Alabamians who identify as Native Americans. Indian people of Alabama who stand together with their fellow citizens while maintaining their own cultural and ethnic heritage. This work examines the many tribes of the state including the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, the Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama, the Cherokees of Northeast Alabama, Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama…..CLICK COVER TO READ FULL DESCRIPTION!
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