Monday, January 26, 2015

The things you find while searching for other things:

"Yuchi Indians living in the Savannah River Basin of South Carolina and Georgia proudly honor all their ancestors: An interview with their Principal Chief, Lonzado Langley.
It is one of those many secrets of American history that have been kept out of news articles, textbooks and Wikipedia. Coretta Scott, the future wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was more Creek Indian than anything else. Typical of many families in the Southeast, her ancestors came from three races, Native American, African and European. Perry County, Alabama, where she grew up, contains many Creek families, who were in the past forced into a “Colored” label by the South’s segregation laws."

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