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Interviewee: Scott Sewell, North Florida Indians Airtime: Saturday December 27th 3:00-5:00pm CST Introduction: Author, researcher, historian, Tribal Member. Scott Sewell. Scott is currently concluding his MBA and will be moving home to N Florida, where he will continue his studies at the Doctorate level. Christopher Scott Sewell wasRead More
The Manuel Family
Interview with Eddie Manuel at Backintyme.biz at Blog Talk Radio. Eddie will talk about the Manuel Family who are of Lumbee & Melungeon descent. The Manuel family shared a Portuguese heritage, as well as Native American. Eddie will share with us his DNA scores and what those means to him,Read More
Blog Talk Radio
Check Out Culture Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Backintymedotbiz on BlogTalkRadio WOW..Listen to Ms Joanne Pezzullo she commands attention with her knowledge and research into the peoples of mixed ethnic Indian “little races” We chat about Portuguese and Indian connections to Lumbee, Choctaw, Chickasaw & MOWA Choctaw, Georiga, Alabama,Read More
Some people mistakenly think that only Black Americans were slaves, and that all Whites were free. In fact, tens of thousands of White folks were slaves. Two points explain this odd fact. First, Whiteness back then was based on appearance. If you looked White and were accepted as White, thenRead More
The History of “Race” in Science. Inspired by Linnean biological categories, philosophers and scientists tried for two centuries to classify humans into biological groups. Some proposed as few as three “races”; others saw hundreds. All such schemes failed when subjected to tests of consistency and replicability. DNA reveals that weRead More
About one-third of White Americans have some detectable subsaharan DNA markers from slave ancestors who passed through the color line. Virtually all Black Americans have some Euro DNA markers. For details, including all sources, visit http://backintyme.com/essays/item/5 .
Over the past four centuries, three hundred appealed court cases have determined disputed “racial” classification of American individuals. Why were they necessary? What yardstick did they use? How is this decided today? For details, including all sources, visit http://backintyme.com/essays/item/14 . Also of interest is http://backintyme.com/essays/item/34 .
The one-drop rule is a U.S. folkloric tradition that someone of European appearance who rejects an African-American self-identity is “really Black,” like it or not, due to having “one drop” of known African ancestry, no matter how ancient. For a text version of this topic, visit http://backintyme.com/essays/item/422 . For theRead More
Molecular anthropologists are often asked if DNA markers can tell what “race” you are. The short answer is “no.” Mitochondrial DNA and Y haplogroups can tell from which continent your matrilineal and patrilineal ancestors came. And if you live in the Americas, autosomal mapping can tell what fraction of yourRead More