Black Native Americans -  John Horse And The Black Seminoles (99 views) Notify me whenever anyone posts in this discussion.Subscribe
From: Mark S Madrid (madridm)3/16/06 11:44 AM 
To: ctj527  (4 of 7) 
 705.4 in reply to 705.3 

Chuck you singing it's not east being green again.

>only a relative few of us african/indigenous folk either know/understand much about the >past nature of black/indian relations in this country and/or this continent, let alone >about the black/indigenous connection

Please allow me to point you (again) towards "the Florida Seminole Tribe" The Ashanti's are well remembered, and a part of the blood line for several families.

Mark S Madrid
Florida Chapter Information Director
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From: ctj5273/16/06 2:51 PM 
To: Mark S Madrid (madridm)  (5 of 7) 
 705.5 in reply to 705.4 

First of all?


I hope and pray everybody posting on these boards do have a life!


A whole heckuva lot of time et al does past before you get back to me!

Not to digress...

And a belated apology to my Black Seminole relations...


John Horse was  one of a number of legendary Black Seminole mainstays I was and I am aware of...

But,  well...

The overalll history of the Black Seminoles I didn't have a clue about!

Or their pivotal place in the mix?

That was then:

This is now!

(BIG smile)...


And for the most obvious of reasons I which you or somebody knowledgeable would update us on the present status of today's Seminole Freedmen Descendants!

In eithe case?

That information will be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!











  • Edited 3/16/2006 2:54 pm by ctj527

From: casimiro (casimiro7)4/23/06 1:50 AM 
To: Mark S Madrid (madridm)  (6 of 7) 
 705.6 in reply to 705.4 
Hello.   my name is casimiro.   I am in the process of researching my family, and have been informed by my father's family that they are Seminole.  I am African-American.  I am aware of how alot of american people claim "Indian"ancestry, and I didn't want to insult any group of indigenous people with a false claim of membership without proof.   My Grandfather was a man named Walter Gore, and he lived in South Carolina.  Do you recall seeing anyone on your current rolls by the last name Gore?

From: Mark S Madrid (madridm)4/24/06 1:27 PM 
To: casimiro (casimiro7)  (7 of 7) 
 705.7 in reply to 705.6 
I'm not certain, but there MAY be a family that lives on the Brighton Rez (near Lake Okeechobee) in Florida with that last name.

As for the families that were imprisoned in Oklahoma I can't say. I'll ask some friends from the weleekta area.

I suggest that you contact to find out more.

Mark S Madrid
Florida Chapter Information Director
Florida AIM Home Page
Florida AIM Forum
My Web Page



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