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  • tribes
  • This book is specifically aimed at trying to identify the American Indian tribes that may be involved in Melungeon families. (multiracial.com)
  • What I hope this book will do is give an overview of the possible tribes Melungeons descend from, show some of the ethnic mixing that happened, and relate family stories and traditions about Indian heritage. (multiracial.com)
  • His birthplace isn't far from land that still belongs to Native American tribes. (mixedracestudies.org)
  • The U.S. government had jurisdiction over the probate records for Native American or Indian tribes. (familysearch.org)
  • The Bureau of Indians Affairs had agencies responsible for regional groups of recognized tribes. (familysearch.org)
  • Most native American DNA is approximated because most tribes won't condone native DNA for science, and American Indian individuals are often not that interested in testing. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Based on an initial study of cranial morphology it was asserted that Kennewick Man was neither Native American nor closely related to the claimant Plateau tribes of the Pacific Northwest, who claimed ancestral relationship and requested repatriation under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). (blogspot.com)
  • Among the Native American groups for whom genome-wide data are available for comparison, several seem to be descended from a population closely related to that of Kennewick Man, including the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Colville), one of the five tribes claiming Kennewick Man. (blogspot.com)
  • One must remember that Tribes are bombarded by calls, e-mails, letters, and visits from thousands that want to explore their possible Native American Roots. (powwows.com)
  • The clash between the Massachusetts Democratic senator and President Donald Trump over her Native American heritage highlights the varying methods tribes use to determine who belongs - a decision that has wide-ranging consequences. (deseretnews.com)
  • Many tribes that adopted constitutions under the Indian Reorganization Act, and even those that did not, changed enrollment requirements. (deseretnews.com)
  • The American ethnologist Lewis Henry Morgan gathered data from a large number of Native American tribes and created a typology based on their kinship terminology , which he presented in Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family (1871). (britannica.com)
  • Pushed by a 1990 federal law that requires museums to return Native American remains to their tribes, scientists--called in to figure out who belongs to whom--have amassed a database of "craniometric profiles. (newsweek.com)
  • Carolina
  • In 2008 DNA Consultants , Inc. initiated comprehensive DNA testing of the Cherokees living on the Qualla Reservation in western North Carolina. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • The North Carolina Cherokees were chosen because after 180 years in the west, Oklahoma Cherokees are so thoroughly mixed with other ethnic groups, that any DNA test marker obtained would be meaningless. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • DNA Consultants, has now tested a much larger population on the North Carolina Reservation and gotten similar results. (accessgenealogy.com)
  • Analysis of the site's Woodland period (1000 B.C. - 1000 A.D.) artifacts shows evidence of an extensive trade network that extended to as far away as Georgia, North Carolina, and Ohio. (wikibooks.org)
  • What's more, stone tools, hearths and remains of dwellings unearthed from Peru to South Carolina suggest that Stone Age America was a pretty crowded place for a land that was supposed to be empty until those Asians followed herds of big game from Siberia into Alaska. (newsweek.com)
  • Europeans
  • According to the evidence of stones and bones, long before Ellis Island opened its doors America was a veritable Rainbow Coalition of ethnic types, peopled by southern Asians, East Asians--and even, perhaps, Ice Age Europeans, who may have hugged the ice sheets in their animal-skin kayaks to reach America millenniums before it was even a gleam in Leif Ericson's eye. (newsweek.com)
  • distant
  • Thus terms as "Negro", "white", "Indian", or "mulatto" do not have any genetic meanings in most of the American societies - in one society they may be classifications based on real or imaginary physical characteristics, in another they may refer more to criteria of social status such as education, wealth, language and custom, or in yet another society they may indicate near or distant ancestry. (vacilando.org)
  • grandparents
  • This pie chart shows the average ancestry estimated for individuals with all four grandparents from England, Ireland, Scotland, or Wales-most of them have great grandparents also from Britain. (ancestry.com)
  • In fact, it is common for even individuals with all four of their grandparents born in Britain to have much less than 100% of their ancestry assigned to Great Britain. (ancestry.com)
  • continent
  • Precisely how many Indians inhabited the American continent before 1492 will never be known with any certainty. (vacilando.org)
  • The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement , which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • One such case that occurs quite often and can be quite heartbreaking and frustrating is when all the research leads directly to showing and even proving what one is searching for only to be turned away on what may be called a technicality of time and place. (powwows.com)
  • Nevada
  • A Wyoming Arts Council Roster Artist since 2002, GRANT MONEY has been regularly awarded Presenters to assist in Bunny Sings Wolf's performance fees within the States of Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nevada. (bunnysingswolf.com)
  • Southwest
  • Numerous Paleoindian cultures occupied North America, with some arrayed around the Great Plains and Great Lakes of the modern United States of America and Canada, as well as adjacent areas to the West and Southwest. (wikipedia.org)
  • They migrated into Alaska and northern Canada, south along the Pacific Coast, into the interior of Canada, and south to the Great Plains and the American Southwest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence
  • While his book may not offer conclusive proof that indeed the first Americans were Africans , it is packed with far too much evidence to ignore. (forewordreviews.com)
  • either way, the evidence he presents will at least make an open-minded reader wonder if indeed The First Americans Were Africans . (forewordreviews.com)
  • family
  • The 1st clip of Stephen Colbert who stated that his family had a fabled 'Indian Princess' in the lineage came to mind when I read this post. (city-data.com)
  • In the past two years, DUSA, which is funded in part by a family of Dominican sugar barons, has registered 100,000 Dominicans to vote in the U.S. Dominican-Americans are in state houses in Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island. (pewtrusts.org)
  • groups
  • Self-deprecating humor is truly appreciated among the Irish, and among all of the American Indian groups with which I'm familiar. (city-data.com)
  • We are speaking about "social" race, because these groups or categories are defined socially much more than biologically, in all of the American societies. (vacilando.org)
  • race
  • In the process, the corporate-promoted ancestry fad conveniently manages to erase the histories of conquest, colonization, and exploitation that created not just racial inequality but race itself as a crucial category in the modern world. (warisacrime.org)
  • Let's start by looking at how the ancestry industry contributes to, and profits from, a 21st-century reformulation of race. (blogspot.com)
  • probably
  • I've always been told I have some Indian blood and I think I probably do along with French, German, and Irish. (city-data.com)
  • Apache Indians (probably from ápachu, 'enemy,' the Zuñi name for the Navaho, who were designated "Apaches de Nabaju" by the early Spaniards in New Mexico). (accessgenealogy.com)
  • theory
  • This pretty much proves that there were modern humans in Eurasia before the Upper Paleolithic revolution and disproves Richard Klein 's theory that modern humans together with UP technologies spread Out-of-Africa only after 50,000 years ago. (blogspot.com)
  • The archaeological periods used are the classifications of archaeological periods and cultures established in Gordon Willey and Philip Phillips ' 1958 book Method and Theory in American Archaeology . (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • he planned the ethnological expedition which took him to British Columbia in 1886 to begin the study of the region, and especially of the Kwakiutl Indians, that he continued throughout his life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • south
  • Are these and other points Imhotep makes enough to prove that Africans, and perhaps even Egyptians, explored, settled, and traded back-and-forth across the South Atlantic? (forewordreviews.com)
  • The latter two were chosen because they live at maximally opposite corners of the Earth (South America vs. South Africa). (blogspot.com)
  • The double (north-south and east-west) cline indicates every sign of an intrusive element. (blogspot.com)
  • areas
  • During the coldest periods of the Ice Age, the Gulf Coast region would have been one of the few areas of North America that could be comfortably inhabited by homo sapiens . (accessgenealogy.com)
  • left
  • Until recently, Providence, Rhode Island, had a Dominican-American mayor - he left that office after an unsuccessful bid for governor last year. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Mean Scandinavia (left) and Europe West (right) ancestry proportions for all AncestryDNA customers born in different parts of Britain and Ireland. (ancestry.com)