Photo of Indian captive Olive Oatman, 1857. Source: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University; Wikimedia Commons. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Olive Oatman’s Rescue: A True Indian Captive Story.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/olive-oatmans-rescue-a-true-indian-captive-story.html
"Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary reports, Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane. This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve 1899, she simply disappeared..."
Many Native Americans welcomed African Americans into their villages. Even as slaves many African Americans became part of a family group, and many intermarried with Native Americans - thus many later became classified as Black Indians
Lu Vason, Producer. This year’s National Western Stockshow is a bonanza. Denver’s famed conclave of cowboys and cattle will boast a colorful display of rodeo excellence heavy on diversity and substance. Mexican buckaroos will alternate with Black vaqueros. On Jan. 16, at 7 p.m., the stars are set to align into a stunning allegory of Black culture’s past, present, and future.
Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a netwo