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Melungeons explore mysterious mixed-race origins

These mountain people, once rumored to be Gypsies, are more likely mixed-race Americans.

The Melungeon People: An Appalachian Mystery

The history of the racial group known as Melungeons is a topic of much discussion, disagreement and mystery. Melungeons often display many physical characteristics usually associated with European …

North from the Mountains a Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement,Highland County, Ohio: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement,)

North from the Mountains a Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, ) [Kessler, John S., Ball, Donald B., Kennedy, N. Brent] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. North from the Mountains a Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement, Highland County, Ohio: A Folk History of the Carmel Melungeon Settlement

THE FIRST MELUNGEON COMMUNITY

Webster defines first as before anything else. They were given the name Melungeon by their white neighbors who lived here among them. Lived...

Melungeons

The Melungeons (1600s- ) are a mixed-race people in America who live in the Appalachian mountains where Tennessee meets Virginia meets Kentucky. There are about 50,000 of them. They look mainly white nowadays but in the 1690s French traders said they looked like Moors (the Berbers of north-west Africa). They looked neither white nor black nor…

Melungeon Portraits

Melungeon Portraits Exploring Kinship and Identity Tamara L. Stachowicz 978-1-4766-6979-3 978-1-4766-3163-9 Contributions to Southern Appalachian Studies

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How to Become Fluent in Norwegian in Six Months

Is it really possible to become a fluent Norwegian speaker in just six months? One linguistics expert says it is. English and the Scandinavian languages all come from the same root. They share similar structures, and even many words. So why do native English speakers find it so hard to learn Norwegian when on paper...

11 Things You Can Only Buy in Norway

These authentic Norwegian products and gifts should be on your 'to bring home' list because you won't be able to find them anywhere else in the world.

15 Ideas for Perfect Norwegian Gifts and Souvenirs | Worldering around

Find top Norwegian gifts and souvenirs for everyone who loves Norway and Scandinavia (and for yourself). The real brown cheese, the woollen sweater & more!

Traveler's Choice: 15 Norwegian Gifts from Oslo

What to buy in Oslo? Oslo is where you find some tasteful, authentically Norwegian products to bring home as souvenirs.

The literal names for the provinces of Sweden translated to English [745x1053]

High quality images of maps.

Sweden Genealogy

Guide to Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Norwegian treats: Kringla

When I was visiting Fort Dodge in central Iowa last week, I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw a little store near the mall with a sign th...

11 Scandinavian Comfort Food Recipes to Help You Get “Hygge”

You've spent all winter embracing the 'hygge' life. But you haven't truly achieved it until you try these 11 Scandinavian comfort food recipes.

What is Fika? A Very Swedish Obsession

What is Swedish Fika? It's difficult to say. Whatever you do, don't call it a coffee break, it's much, much more than that.

18 Ridiculously Helpful Norwegian Habits You Should Adopt - Heart My Backpack

Norwegians might just have this life thing right. The culture is a little odd to some, but some of their habits are actually ridiculously helpful. They breathe in when they say yes...

5 ways Scandinavian lifestyle differs from other countries - Be you, very well

Want to know more about Scandinavian Lifestyle,culture and mentality? What makes it so different than other countries? Sharing My insights about Scandinavian perks from an imigrant point of view.

Dealing with Culture Shock in Denmark

Read my personal account of how I dealt with unexpected culture shock in Copenhagen, Denmark. Learn which things I hate and love about living in Copenhagen.

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9 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown VA with Teens

Give teens a contemporary spin on Colonial history with new exhibits in the Historic Triangle of Jamestown, Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg VA.

Powhatan Historical Marker

In this vicinity is believed to be the birthplace of Wahunsunacock, better known as Powhatan. A village stood nearby that also bore the name Powhatan. (A historical marker located near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia.)

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How to Become Fluent in Norwegian in Six Months

Is it really possible to become a fluent Norwegian speaker in just six months? One linguistics expert says it is. English and the Scandinavian languages all come from the same root. They share similar structures, and even many words. So why do native English speakers find it so hard to learn Norwegian when on paper...

11 Things You Can Only Buy in Norway

These authentic Norwegian products and gifts should be on your 'to bring home' list because you won't be able to find them anywhere else in the world.

15 Ideas for Perfect Norwegian Gifts and Souvenirs | Worldering around

Find top Norwegian gifts and souvenirs for everyone who loves Norway and Scandinavia (and for yourself). The real brown cheese, the woollen sweater & more!

Traveler's Choice: 15 Norwegian Gifts from Oslo

What to buy in Oslo? Oslo is where you find some tasteful, authentically Norwegian products to bring home as souvenirs.

The literal names for the provinces of Sweden translated to English [745x1053]

High quality images of maps.

Sweden Genealogy

Guide to Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

9 Best Things to Do in Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown VA with Teens

Give teens a contemporary spin on Colonial history with new exhibits in the Historic Triangle of Jamestown, Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg VA.

Powhatan Historical Marker

In this vicinity is believed to be the birthplace of Wahunsunacock, better known as Powhatan. A village stood nearby that also bore the name Powhatan. (A historical marker located near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia.)

What is Your Surname?

Have you ever wondered where your Irish Surname comes from in Ireland - and how it came to be there? Learn all about the various types of Irish last names in Ireland.

Norwegian treats: Kringla

When I was visiting Fort Dodge in central Iowa last week, I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw a little store near the mall with a sign th...

11 Scandinavian Comfort Food Recipes to Help You Get “Hygge”

You've spent all winter embracing the 'hygge' life. But you haven't truly achieved it until you try these 11 Scandinavian comfort food recipes.

What is Fika? A Very Swedish Obsession

What is Swedish Fika? It's difficult to say. Whatever you do, don't call it a coffee break, it's much, much more than that.

18 Ridiculously Helpful Norwegian Habits You Should Adopt - Heart My Backpack

Norwegians might just have this life thing right. The culture is a little odd to some, but some of their habits are actually ridiculously helpful. They breathe in when they say yes...

5 ways Scandinavian lifestyle differs from other countries - Be you, very well

Want to know more about Scandinavian Lifestyle,culture and mentality? What makes it so different than other countries? Sharing My insights about Scandinavian perks from an imigrant point of view.