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Notables of Native American Background

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  • Jasper Lewis Adams (1879 - 1971)
    Adams Jasper Lewis Adams served as the chief of the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, or Adamstown Band of Mattaponi of Virginia from 1923 to 1973. He was involved in the purchase and construction of the Sharon...
  • Mollie Holmes Adams (1881 - 1973)
    Mollie Wade Holmes Adams (October 8, 1881 – December 14, 1973) was a tribal elder among the Mattaponi people of Virginia. Her efforts to advocate for the tribe and support tribal culture led to her s...
  • Osceola (1804 - 1838)
    Osceola was born in 1804 in the village of Tallassee, Alabama around current Macon County. His mother Polly Coppinger was daughter of Ann McQueen who was part Muscokgee. Many sources state that Osceola...
  • Alison Brie
    Alison Brie Schermerhorn (born December 29, 1982), known professionally as Alison Brie, is an American actor. She is known for portraying Annie Edison on the acclaimed NBC/Yahoo! series Community , Tru...
  • Mary Golda Ross (1908 - 2008)
    Mary Golda Ross (August 9, 1908 – April 29, 2008) was the first Native American female engineer. She was one of the 40 founding engineers of the Skunk Works , and was known for her work at Lockheed Mar...

What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary.

So let's celebrate our indigenous peoples (American Indian, First Nations, Aleuts, Caribbean Islands, Central and South American tribal peoples ... ) and their descendants by adding their profiles to this Project.

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