Category Archives: East Indians (from India)

Paul Heinegg’s Native Heritage Introduction

Paul Heinegg on his website provides the following (extracted) introductory material focused primarily on the records involving Native Americans in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. After the Civil War, light-skinned African Americans who owned land in the Southeast did not fit … Continue reading

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East India Indians in Early Colonial Records

Paul Heinegg, in his epic ongoing project documenting free people of color in the colonial US and early America recorded specifically and identified as such, East Indian Indians.  For purposes of clarification, these people were from what is now India … Continue reading

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