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Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920)

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920)

Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. "The Daughter of Dawn", a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century later (i...

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Buffalo Child Long Lance, Afro Native (1890 - 1932)

Buffalo Child Long Lance, Afro Native (1890 - 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native Caucasian heritage that taught society, through his ruse, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born Sylv...

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Will Sampson, American Indian (1933 – 1987)

Will Sampson, American Indian (1933 – 1987)

Actor Artist Painter Will Sampson, an American Indian Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and as "Taylor the Medicine M...

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Bridging the Gap: The Magnificent Sum of My Parts

Bridging the Gap: The Magnificent Sum of My Parts

AFRICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN, IRISH, ITALIAN: The Magnificent Sum of My Parts - My name is Linda Simpson [Bradford] Jenkins. I am the youngest of three siblings, and the only biological child of my pare...

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I Determine Who I Am, Personal Story From Africa

I Determine Who I Am, Personal Story From Africa

I DETERMINE WHO I AM -a personal story by Philippe from Africa for our 9th weekly Bridging the Gap series on I Love Ancestry in partnership with 50 Shades of Black. I'm Philippe from central Africa (C...

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Blood, Sweat, and Tears, A Personal Story of Colorism

Blood, Sweat, and Tears, A Personal Story of Colorism

BRIDGING THE GAP: BLOOD, SWEAT, TEARS -a personal story by Gabs shared in partnership with 50 Shades of BLACK. As a young woman of a more slightly reddish-brown complexion, the way I was acclimated ...

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