CODE: Finding Papers You Exist #YIPP #BadHistory

By Lara Trace (Cherokee-Shawnee-French Canadian-Euro mix) If you are an American Indian/First Nations/Indigenous, which many of you are, you may find it exceedingly difficult to find paper records that CONFIRM what tribe you think you are… or were told you are. For example, on Earl’s side of my family, Earl’s aunt Bessie, referred to us […]