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Native Americans

Native Americans

Genealogy: Magazine article features Native Americans

“First Families” by Nancy Shively in the October-November issue of Family Tree Magazine gives a comprehensive overview of the status of Native American genealogy, the various pitfalls, and family traditions that cannot be proven. She points out that American Indians did not keep written records until after Europeans arrived, and many not until late in the 19th century.

Ancestry Bust

Ancestry Bust bust: Dad stole dead man’s ID in 20-year ruse, cops say TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Police say the nephew of a dead man exploring his family history on the popular genealogy website discovered that another man had been using his uncle’s identity for more than two decades. CBS affiliate WTSP reports… Continue Reading