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This is a 5000 year old Egyptian Mummy.  Notice she's not European  as the Europeans history writers would have you to believe.

This is a 5000 year old Egyptian Mummy. Notice she's not European as the Europeans history writers would have you to believe.

Melungeons (from melange) are an ethnic group indigenous to the mountains of northeastern Tennessee, racially a mixture of black, white and American Indian. Founded by free mulattos and mestees (Indian-black mix with or without white) from North Carolina, they were in Hancock County before whites arrived there. From the time and location of their origin, the Indian element is probably Saponi and Tutelo, but is usually incorrectly thought to be Cherokee by the Melungeons.

Melungeons

Melungeons (from melange) are an ethnic group indigenous to the mountains of northeastern Tennessee, racially a mixture of black, white and American Indian. Founded by free mulattos and mestees (Indian-black mix with or without white) from North Carolina, they were in Hancock County before whites arrived there. From the time and location of their origin, the Indian element is probably Saponi and Tutelo, but is usually incorrectly thought to be Cherokee by the Melungeons.

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INDIGENOUS! Remember Europeans discovered places because it was unknown to them! We on the other hand were already there!!!!

INDIGENOUS! Remember Europeans discovered places because it was unknown to them! We on the other hand were already there!!!!

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An African American in Imperial Russia: the story of Frederick Bruce Thomas

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