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Old 02-14-2011, 07:16 PM
 
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I'd be willing to guess about 20%, or even 30% of Europeans in the United States, have some Native American blood, especially if their families have been in the country since Christopher Columbus arrived.
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Old 02-14-2011, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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I'd be willing to guess about 20%, or even 30% of Europeans in the United States, have some Native American blood, especially if their families have been in the country since Christopher Columbus arrived.
Well, sure. Since the only people in the country when Columbus (who never actually arrived in the U.S. ... ) were Native Americans. So, if that's your criteria, 100% would have Native American blood.
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Old 02-19-2011, 02:25 PM
 
Location: New Albany, Indiana (Greater Louisville)
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Probably a high percent along and west of the Appalachians but very little along the East Coast. Also more further South, since the Cherokees frequently married Whites but the Northern tribes rarely did.

I'm 1/64th Cherokee myself. Half of Eastern Kentucky's "Maggard's" also have Cherokee blood. (2 Maggard brothers came to KY, one married an Indian, the other (one of my ancestors) didn't)
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Old 02-27-2011, 03:57 AM
 
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Since nobody was "Native American" (the people you speak of are Mongoloid, and came from Asia) and the true "Native Americans" were the people who were here in 1776 when the USA became a country, I would say a HUGE percentage of white people.
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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^^ What, did you stay up all night thinking that one up or did you just lift it from "Gangs of New York"?

Last edited by Fullback32; 02-27-2011 at 11:09 AM..
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Old 02-27-2011, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Stuck in NE GA right now
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^^ What, did you stay up all night thinking that one up or did you just lift it from "Gangs of New York"?
LOL Bruahahaha...thanks I needed a laugh today tried to rep yah but I gotta spread it around.
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Old 02-27-2011, 12:11 PM
 
Location: DC
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As far as I can tell my family does not, but I'd be surprised if the % isn't material.
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Old 03-03-2011, 08:19 AM
 
Location: Asheville, NC
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Our family (originally from SW Virginia ) can trace our hertitage back to a specific Cherokee woman. She was my great-great-great grandmother, though, so I'm not even sure that counts anymore.
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:37 PM
 
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G-Grandmother, father's side. Cherokee out of Franklin Tennessee. Relatives still in Cherokee NC.


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Since nobody was "Native American" (the people you speak of are Mongoloid, and came from Asia) and the true "Native Americans" were the people who were here in 1776 when the USA became a country, I would say a HUGE percentage of white people.

Not sure if this claim is valid...
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:55 PM
 
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According to DNA testing, I have absolutely no Native American ancestry.

My (adoptive) grandmother has a few Native Americans way, way back in her line. We're talking 1600s Virginia here. Since then, nothing.
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