۞ Wilma Pearl Mankiller, 1945–2010, was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. She served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. Mankiller's administration founded the Cherokee Nation Community Development Department and saw a population increase of Cherokee Nation citizens from 55,000 to 156,000. The family surname, Mankiller, refers to a traditional Cherokee military rank; it is Asgaya-dihi in the Cherokee language.

۞ Wilma Pearl Mankiller, 1945–2010, was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. She served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. Mankiller's administration founded the Cherokee Nation Community Development Department and saw a population increase of Cherokee Nation citizens from 55,000 to 156,000. The family surname, Mankiller, refers to a traditional Cherokee military rank; it is Asgaya-dihi in the Cherokee language.

The 'Brass Ankles', an ethnic group of South Carolina"were a "tri-racial isolate" group who lived in the area of Orangeburg County, Berkeley County and Charleston County from the early 1800s to the mid 1900s. They were a mixture of African, Native American and European descent. Common surnames were Russell, Jackson, Driggers, Goins, Bunch, Sweat and Weatherford. (Varner, Clark and Burbage are also common surnames as noted in comments below)

The 'Brass Ankles', an ethnic group of South Carolina"were a "tri-racial isolate" group who lived in the area of Orangeburg County, Berkeley County and Charleston County from the early 1800s to the mid 1900s. They were a mixture of African, Native American and European descent. Common surnames were Russell, Jackson, Driggers, Goins, Bunch, Sweat and Weatherford. (Varner, Clark and Burbage are also common surnames as noted in comments below)

Tracing the genealogy of African Americans and Native Americans is a difficult process. Enslaved Africans were renamed by slaveholders and surnames were infrequently used until after the war. Historical records, such as censuses, did not record the names of enslaved blacks before the American Civil War. Some major slaveholders kept extensive records which historians and genealogists have used to create family trees, but generally researchers find it difficult to trace families before the…

Tracing the genealogy of African Americans and Native Americans is a difficult process. Enslaved Africans were renamed by slaveholders and surnames were infrequently used until after the war. Historical records, such as censuses, did not record the names of enslaved blacks before the American Civil War. Some major slaveholders kept extensive records which historians and genealogists have used to create family trees, but generally researchers find it difficult to trace families before the…

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louisiana native indian tribes  | ... and Merryville, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana - Chapter 2 Atakapa Ishak

louisiana native indian tribes | ... and Merryville, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana - Chapter 2 Atakapa Ishak

Suzette La Flesche Tibbles, Writer, daughter of Chief Joseph, also called Insta Theamba (Bright Eyes) (1854 – 1903), was a well-known Native American writer, lecturer, interpreter and artist of the Omaha tribe in Nebraska. Susette LaFlesche was a progressive who was a spokesperson for Native American rights. She was of Ponca, Iowa, French and Anglo-American ancestry. In 1983 she was inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame.

Suzette La Flesche Tibbles, Writer, daughter of Chief Joseph, also called Insta Theamba (Bright Eyes) (1854 – 1903), was a well-known Native American writer, lecturer, interpreter and artist of the Omaha tribe in Nebraska. Susette LaFlesche was a progressive who was a spokesperson for Native American rights. She was of Ponca, Iowa, French and Anglo-American ancestry. In 1983 she was inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame.

A bust of Chief Anderson at the center of the Delaware tribe. - Andersson (Anderson) is the most common surname in Sweden. ANDERSON is a CITY in Madison County, Indiana, US. The city takes its name from its founder, Chief Anderson, a son of a Swedish trader and a Native American  mother.

A bust of Chief Anderson at the center of the Delaware tribe. - Andersson (Anderson) is the most common surname in Sweden. ANDERSON is a CITY in Madison County, Indiana, US. The city takes its name from its founder, Chief Anderson, a son of a Swedish trader and a Native American mother.

Contemporary Native American musician Paul LaRoche (whose adoptive surname was Paul Summers) made a triumphant return to his hometown of Worthington, Minnesota in November of 2015 to perform with the Worthington Symphony Orchestra (WASO) at the historic M

Contemporary Native American musician Paul LaRoche (whose adoptive surname was Paul Summers) made a triumphant return to his hometown of Worthington, Minnesota in November of 2015 to perform with the Worthington Symphony Orchestra (WASO) at the historic M

Native American Indian Chiefs TShirts.  Native American T-Shirts will do the talking for you. Cover your body with amazing Native American t-shirts. High quality Native American inspired T-Shirts byNative American T-Shirts artists and designers from around the world  #Native #Native_American #Native_American_Indian #Chiefs

Native American Indian Chiefs TShirts. Native American T-Shirts will do the talking for you. Cover your body with amazing Native American t-shirts. High quality Native American inspired T-Shirts byNative American T-Shirts artists and designers from around the world #Native #Native_American #Native_American_Indian #Chiefs

This website is good for when you need a last name in a story to write or something. Haha! It's helpful.

This website is good for when you need a last name in a story to write or something. Haha! It's helpful.

The story of Essiac tea which was brought to prominence by Rene Caisse (the tea’s name is her surname spelled backwards) is an intriguing one. The ingredients for this tea was obtained from  an Objibway Native American medicine man from northern...

The story of Essiac tea which was brought to prominence by Rene Caisse (the tea’s name is her surname spelled backwards) is an intriguing one. The ingredients for this tea was obtained from an Objibway Native American medicine man from northern...

Pocahontas Cook (the daughter of George Major Cook and Theodora Octavia Dennis-Cook) - Pamunkey - circa 1930

Pocahontas Cook (the daughter of George Major Cook and Theodora Octavia Dennis-Cook) - Pamunkey - circa 1930

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