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From: Florence LaDene Leader <>
Subject: Re: Re: [LDR] Information and lack thereof
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 20:19:46 -0700 (PDT)
Being half Indian it was hard back in the late 1800 &
or early 1900 to tell people that you were Indian.
I look at pix of my fathers family & I see Indain but
I know that I can not do any thing to get what is doue
my father s family.
In the 1900 census an Indian was put down as White
because we were (trash) as they would say.
> Elizabeth writes,
> >>a number of crosses with Indian lines were
> labeled as "mulatto" in census
> records . . .<<
> Unfortunately none of the land and tax records I've
> tracked make any such
> reference. The connection took place before the
> Census enumerations began making
> this differentiation. It would be delightful to
> find such a notation; would
> at least give me something specific to work on!
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