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Re: Alabama McKee+Powell: Help!
Posted by: R.Presley Date: April 05, 2000 at 22:23:49
In Reply to: Re: Alabama McKee+Powell: Help! by Carol Palazzo of 5274

Carol....Another definition of the term "Black Dutch", especially in the South, it's how some people referred to themselves when they had noticable Indian blood in their veins, at a time when it wasn't "cool" to be Native American. Between the Indian removal even until after 1900, people could be forced to go to a reservation if they were proved to be Indian. There are other meanings for the term "Black Dutch", and they are also called "Black Irish".

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