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Friday, February 27, 2009

Geronimo’s Heirs Sue Secret Yale Society Over His Skull


Published: February 19, 2009

"HOUSTON — The descendants of Geronimo have sued Skull and Bones, a secret society at Yale University with ties to the Bush family, charging that its members robbed his grave in 1918 and have kept his skull in a glass case ever since."


Wednesday, February 25, 2009



Tuesday, February 24, 2009

country Roads Parody Video

Ancient Egyptian Virtual Temple


"Welcome to the "Virtual Temple!" The boat is docked and waiting to take you on your journey to explore the realm known as Ancient Egypt or Kemet (KMT) as it was known to the Egyptians themselves. According to these ancient people, Egypt was not just an earthly locality, but in fact a reflection of Heaven Itself."

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Geronimo Descendant Pursues Spirited Fight

By David Montgomery
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, February 18, 2009; Page C01

Geronimo Descendants Push for Return of Indian Chief's Remains By Amanda Scott
Washington 19 February 2009


"Geronimo was one of the last Native Americans to lead warriors in the fight against Mexican and American expansion into Apache lands. In 1886, he surrendered to the U.S. military on the understanding that he would be allowed to return to his homeland and tribe.

However, Geronimo was held for more than 20 years as a free-range prisoner of war in Fort Sill until his death from tuberculosis in 1909, at the age of 90"


Yale, Skull & Bones Sued Over Remains of Geronimo

Bloomberg - 6 hours ago




Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Native Americans were Smokies' first residents

By Fred Brown


Monday, February 16, 2009

Portuguese and Israel newspaper

For first time since Inquisition, Portuguese cheese gets kosher seal

By Cnaan Liphshiz


Sunday, February 15, 2009

Saturday Night Live-Saturday Night Live - Update: ..


Saturday, February 14, 2009

Aultz Family

This is one of my maternal lines.


Thursday, February 12, 2009

Kanawha Falls + New River

"New River is formed by the union of its north and south forks in Watauga County, North Carolina (NC). From this junction, the New flows northeastward across the state line into Virginia, and at Radford, VA, turns abruptly northwestward across western Virginia and West Virginia to its junction with Gauley River, in Fayette County, just above Kanawha Falls, in Kanawha County. Below the junction with the Gauley, the river is known as Kanawha River."


"Forgotten Patriots — African American and American Indian Patriots of the Revolutionary. War,"

A Book about African American and American Indian Patriots of the Revolutionary War


Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The Wordplay Web Site

Take a break and challenge your mind.

"Wordplay, Word Puzzles, and Word Games"

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Abandoned But Not Forgotten

This is a wonderful site to visit, it has some very interesting places that reminds us of the past.

Monday, February 09, 2009

The Kanawha Trace

By Neil Elvick


"The Kanawha Trace enters what is now West Virginia near the town of Peterstown, about twenty-five miles west of Blacksburg, Virginia. It largely follows alongside the course of the New River, but at times it will go overland in places where the river makes a wide loop. From Peterstown to where the trail comes to the Falls of New River (where the Kanawha River Dam is now located) was eighty-one miles of rugged trail. At this point the river becomes navigable and some settlers would build flatboats to float down to Gallipolis. Others would continue on the trail alongside the river for the remaining eighty-two miles to the Ohio River. After crossing the Ohio, the overland trail continued to Rio Grande, Jackson, Chillicothe and on to Indiana."


Saturday, February 07, 2009

Mohawk Nation News

Excerpt :

"Mohawk Nation News service began during the Mohawk/Oka crisis of 1990 by providing updates on the resistance. MNN grew to become an internationally recognized news service providing independent indigenous commentary on Kanion'ke:Haka/Mohawk land, legal, culture, history, and current issues as they affect the nation."

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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

President Obama has a multi-cultural history. Many genealogist have been researching his heritage.

Friday, February 06, 2009

The best assortment of Super Bowl pics you will find.

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Does Barack Obama have Melungeon Ancestry?

Well genealogists and hobbyist a good place to start read Kimberly Powell's work.

Ancestry of Barack Obama By Kimberly Powell,


Racism and Blood Type

Now this is just amazing, I think this is just awful.

"It's simply sham science," he said. "The idea encourages people to judge others by the blood types, without trying to understand them as human beings. It's like racism."

Monday, February 02, 2009

Our Hero, Dan Rooney

Pictured above, Dan Rooney at Barack Obama's rally at Heinz Field.

Congratulations to both Barack Obama and Dan Rooney!!