Monthly Archives: February 2013

Fourth Generation Inclusive

News travels fast.  One of our blog subscribers, Joy, recently sent me a link to a new blog that’s just a few months old, Fourth Generation Inclusive.  I’ve already found a couple of things involving Native heritage to repost and … Continue reading

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Thick Hair, Small Boobs, Shovel Shaped Teeth and More

Yep, there’s a gene for these traits, and more.  The same gene, named EDAR (short for Ectodysplasin receptor EDARV370A), it turns out, also confers more sweat glands and distinctive teeth and is found in the majority of East Asian people. … Continue reading

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Attamuskeet and Mustee Children Baptized 1767

Reverend Stewart’s last letter tells us that be baptized more Attamuskeet Indian children and that by this time, some were mustee.  A word no longer is use, at that time mustee meant admixed with Indian, and possibly Indian and black. … Continue reading

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Two Hyde County Indian Boys Baptized 1765

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina Letter from Alexander Stewart to Daniel Burton Stewart, Alexander, 1725-1772 November 22, 1765 Volume 07, Pages 126-127 ——————– page 126 ——————– [N. C. Letter Book S. P. G.,] Mr Stewart to the Secretary. … Continue reading

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Roanoke, Hatteras, Attamuskeet Indians Baptized 1763

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina Letter from Alexander Stewart to Daniel Burton Stewart, Alexander, 1725-1772 November 06, 1763 Volume 06, Pages 995-996 [From North Carolina Letter Book. S. P. G.] Mr. Stewart to the Secretary Glebe near Bath … Continue reading

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The Creeks Murder the Traders – 1760

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina Letter from Arthur Dobbs to William Pitt, Earl of Chatham Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765 June 14, 1760 Volume 06, Pages 263-264 [B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind. Vol. 72.] Letter from Governor … Continue reading

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The Autosomal Me – Who Am I???

This is Part 3 of a multi-part series. Part 1 was “The Autosomal Me – Unraveling Minority Admixture” and Part 2 was “The Autosomal Me – The Ancestors Speak.”  Part 1 discussed the technique we are going to use to … Continue reading

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