Melungeon-L Archives

Archiver > Melungeon > 2011-06 > 1309060934

From: "Randy" <>
Subject: Re: [MELUNGEON] racial origins vs. geographic origins
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 00:02:14 -0400
References: <>
In-Reply-To: <>

That's my point. Just as describing Katy as an American gives no clue as to
her race, describing Lewis Collins as Portuguese gives no clue as to his


Randy, People don't identify themselves by "race," let alone by haplotype,
but also nations, culture, geographical areas, neighborhoods and families.
If you ask a Causasian person what they are, they'll tell you Spanish,
Scottish, Norwegian. An Oriental person could be Korean, Chinese or Thai.
Racially I am more than one race with ancestors from more than one nation
and culturally I am an American. America, like most other nations, has more
than one race of people.

MELUNGEON Mailing List Archives:

Lost Colony:

Melungeon Website:

Melungeon Blogs:

For list problems contact Administrator Janet Crain at:

To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
with the word 'unsubscribe' without the
quotes in the subject and the body of the message
No virus found in this message.
Checked by AVG -
Version: 10.0.1388 / Virus Database: 1513/3726 - Release Date: 06/25/11

This thread: