In response to the post from 2 days ago that...
mujerdorada submitted: In response to the post from 2 days ago that said:” If you are a Black person who had a oral family history connected to a tribe but no way to do actual research…”, so here’s my response. From my personal experience, that has been difficult but I’ve been blessed. Today, I’ve became more passionate about of my native american heritage, and thus...
Also some interesting Black Indian statistics
sofriel: As I peruse the 2010 census. 12% of people who checked American Indian also checked Black. 10% more checked both Black and White. Which means almost 1/4 of all Native people in the US identify themselves as both Black and Indian. I’d be willing to bet there are more people out there who identify such but don’t feel comfortable checking the boxes.
The first evidence of Native American and African unity appears in a l503...– William Katz (via deluxvivens)
Anonymous Asked: If you are a Black person who had...
jalwhite: I want to give myself some time to think about this. I invite other folks to share.
Pain of 'Trail of Tears' shared by Blacks as well...
CNN | Tiya Miles | 2/27/12 African American history, as it is often told, includes two monumental migration stories: the forced exodus of Africans to the Americas during the brutal Middle Passage of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the voluntary migration of Black residents who moved from southern farms and towns to northern cities in the early 1900s in search of “the warmth of...
Native Trailblazers podcast, “The Weyanoke...
SundayMorning Live podcast on “Black...
Got Any Suggestions?
Hey ya’ll! I hope everyone is doing well! There have been a lot of new followers lately and I thought now would be a great time to welcome everyone and invite you all to contribute to the blog. I do my best to post anything relevant that I come across but I’m sure all of you have content and ideas too. What else would you like to see on the blog? Feedback is always appreciated. You...
chocol8luv: “What motivates people who look “black” to claim to be Indian? When answered in a manner divorced from lived experience, the question produces many misplaced expectations about black and Indian mixed-bloods and demonstrates the fixity with which American race making practices ascribe blackness. The question is central because it engages the problematic American cultural practice of...
Loving v. Virginia Comes to Life in Tribeca Film →
WNYC | Jami Floyed | 04/22/11 The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival is in full swing, here in New York, celebrating it’s tenth year with a bevy of science fiction, drama and even horror films to capture the imagination. But the genre in which I am most interested, this time around, is a love story - disguised as a documentary. It’s called “The Loving Story: A Long Walk Home,” and it tells the...
One of the interesting things about White Historiography, this Eurocentric...– Jan Carew, from Black Seminoles (via daydreamingaimlessly)