Monthly Archives: December 2012

Hudson River 1665 Map

I love old maps, especially maps which show the locations of tribes and villages of Native people.  I don’t know how many of you have been to New York City and visited Long Island, but suffice it to say, it … Continue reading

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Scholarships Available to Study on the Mohawk Reserve

Dr. Arwin Smallwood, a history professor at the University of Memphis is coordinating a study abroad opportunity for students to study at the Mohawk Reserve in Canada.  He has asked that this information be passed on to anyone who might … Continue reading

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Finding the Gopah Indians

While transcribing the Carlisle Indian School records I came across a record for Miguel Mooat (sic), a Gopah Indian.  Having never heard of the Gopah Indians, I set out to find what I could about them, using my normally trusty resources, … Continue reading

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Geno 2.0 Results – First Peek

The results for males just started coming in yesterday.  One of our blog subscribers with Native ancestry on his paternal and maternal lines was kind enough to allow me to use his results.  You’ll notice that there is no identifying information about … Continue reading

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Seneca George

Seneca George was an Iroquoian Indian who had a special friendship with one Conrad Weiser, a German settler in Pennsylvania. Conrad Weiser’s father, Johann Conrad Weiser had emerged as one of the leaders in the German community of 1709/1710 immigrants who … Continue reading

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Pomo Indians

While working with the Carlisle records, I noticed that there were two students listed as Pomo Indians, Emily Moran and Elmer Busch.  I had never heard of the Pomo tribe, so I took a look to see what I could … Continue reading

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New 23andMe Worldview Includes Native Americans

23andMe released a new version of their Ancestry Composition – and guess what – my Native Ancestry is shown for the first time.  Yahoo!  It was previously shown at 23andMe as Asian, and the chromosomal locations have changed somewhat as … Continue reading

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