Preserving the memories of the past in stories and videos about the 19th Century in African Native American history, African American History and Native American history. As we preserve historical truth, celebrate with us the shared memories of historical alliances between African Americans, Native Americans and the birth of Black Indians during the 19th Century of American history and the struggle for freedom.

"The First U.S. Foreign Ambassadors of Good Will" by William Loren Katz. Adapted from Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage © Atheneum, 2012 revised edition. In 1803 when President Thomas Jefferson…
Based on materials from usdakotawar.org. Remembering 38 + 2 Dakota Ancestors. Their trials were conducted unfairly in a variety of ways. They were executed at Mankato, Minnesota on December 26,…
Written and Compiled by Sonya Braxton of Paper Genocide in America based on materials from Diane Siniard, county coordinator for Sampson County, NC and US GenWeb Archives. Why were there…
Based on materials from "Writings of Charles H. Williams," Folder in the library of the Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison. American Terrorism at its finest...The Wilmington Massacre of 1898 was…
"An Ancient Seminole Christmas Gift: Freedom" by William Loren Katz adapted from Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage © Atheneum, 2012 revised edition. On Christmas day 1837, the Africans and Native…
"And They Call Native People Savages!" by Gray Wolf in memory of the victims of the Bear River Massacre January 29, 1863. Washington Territory. The peaceful Shoshone camp was attacked…
"The Lowry Band Of North Carolina" by William Loren Katz Adapted from Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage © Atheneum, 2012 revised edition. People of African and Native American descent have…
"Cross-cultural Freedom Partners" by Linda Cousins-Newton, The Ancestral Storyteller. John Horse (1812 –1882), African & Seminole, Wild Cat (1810 – 1857), Seminole. The great Bahamian folk singer, Ronnie Butler relates…
Based on materials from "Massacre At Wounded Knee, 1890" by EyeWitness to History (1998) Remembering & Honoring the Ancestors who were massacred December 29,1890 at Wounded Knee creek, South Dakota. …
"Sexual Trauma: One Legacy of the Boarding School Era" by Ruth Hopkins of LastRealIndians.com Anglo-American Cultural Terrorism “kill the Indian and save the man. Every American Indian alive today has…
Based on materials from archives.gov and smithsonianmag.com by Joann Stevens. Celebrating the Emancipation Proclamation. The roots of Watch Night Service (December 31, 1862) celebrated in many Black American communities nationwide…
Based on Materials of The Dawes General Allotment Act from Wikipedia. On February 8, 1887 the Dawes General Allotment Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress regarding the distribution of…

 

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