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I’m way, way, way behind in a promised revision of Gods, Gachupines and Gringos… I know, I know.  Running into trivia like this isn’t all that useful, but it is fun, in a twisted way. 274 more words

Mexican History 1824-1910

Los Mascogos

If there is a “typical” Mexican, perhaps a Mascogo fits the bill… after all, what’s more Mexican than being of African-indigenous-mestizo-gringo-refugee heritage?

Descended from the “black Seminoles” … a tribe descended from slaves who had fled the English colonies into Spanish Florida and intermarried, the “Black Seminoles” — while ostensibly “Indians” had maintained numerous African customs and folkways.  491 more words