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    1. Re: [NA-CHIPPEWA] Searching ..
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    3. ----- Original Message ----- From: <[email protected]> To: <[email protected]> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 8:03 AM Subject: Re: [NA-CHIPPEWA] Searching .. Here is another Chippewa List that I have found very helpful. People on here have a good grasp of names that are assoicated with the Chippewa. Pat [email protected] > > I haven't been able to find anything yet to indicate Native American > bloodlines, but I figure that given the status of being Indian back > then, I don't > think my great grandmother would have put she was 1/2 Chippewa in her > Bible > unless it were true.... just cannot figure out how to prove it. Any > suggestions??? I can use all the help I can get!!! :-) > > In a message dated 6/3/2008 8:41:17 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, > [email protected] writes: > > am of Native Ancestry and have found enough to confirm my Great > Grandfather was a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa > Indians. The Native American Line is through his mother, on the 1860 > Census > she is listed as Indian, on everyone after that she and most of her > children > are listed as white. So just because your ancestor is "white" on the > census, it may not be so. Times were tough for Indians and if saying > they > were white made it easier, who could blame them? Good Luck with your > searching! > > > > > > > > **************Get trade secrets for amazing burgers. Watch "Cooking with > Tyler Florence" on AOL Food. > ( > > ------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the > quotes in the subject and the body of the message >

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