The Melungeons blog

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The Melungeons: Genetic, Linguistic, and Historic Evidence of Their Turkish Roots

By Mehmet Cakir


"Hundreds of years ago, there were tales of a tri-racial people different from others. This tri-racial group of people was simply called mysterious. In eighteenth century Virginia this mysterious group was pushed and forced further west, higher up in the mountains as Scotch, Irish, English and other settlers moved into the area where the mysterious people had been living for centuries."



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