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Notables of Native American Background

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  • Arthur Caswell Parker (1881 - 1955)
    Arthur Caswell Parker (April 5, 1881 – January 1, 1955) was an American archaeologist, historian, folklorist, museologist and noted authority on American Indian culture. Of Seneca and Scots-En...
  • George Jacob "Tekahionwake" Johnson (1758 - 1843)
    Also known as Tekahionwake George never married. Mohawk Chief ref: Ontario History Vol 9-12 by Ontario Historical Society 1910
  • Paul Robeson (1898 - 1976)
    Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an African-American concert singer (bass-baritone), recording artist, athlete and actor who became noted for his political radicalism ...
  • Mary Louisa "Louisa" (Bustill) Robeson (1853 - 1904)
    Maria Louisa Bustill Robeson was a Quaker schoolteacher; the wife of the Reverend William Drew Robeson of Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church in Princeton, New Jersey and the mother of Paul Robeson ...
  • Grace Bustill Douglass (1782 - 1842)
    Grace Bustill Douglass (1782 – March 9, 1842) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights advocate. Her family was one of the first prominent free black families in the United States...

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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