Monthly Archives: January 2018

Gale Letter

As to what y’u desire to know off ye Ind’s, some are Civil & some barbarous, they using ye Seabord. They live in small Townes and barke Cabbins, pallisado’d in w’th 2 or 3 Rows of Stakes; every Towne or … Continue reading

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Norfolk Folk

A LITTLE genealogical breakthrough, and many thanks to James Nickens for advising me to look in Norfolk for my ancestors. To recount, the source of my indigenous ancestry is through the Collins family of Gates County, North Carolina. I descend, … Continue reading

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People of the First Light

I AM NO EXPERT on Algonquian peoples or languages, but when it comes to Carolina Algonquians, there are a few basic ideas that are important to understand, and which help to explain later migrations between Indian communities. The first is … Continue reading

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