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Redbones and Melungeons
- Melungeon and Redbone Page. Background info and history on the Redbones, sometimes called the "Louisiana Melungeons."
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- GenSeeker at Rootsweb links to Melungeon sites (89 sites)
Shalacy's Melungeon Homepage
- Shalacy is a 13 year old country/folk entertainer. She sang her "Melungeon Song" at the Melungeon Third Union. Site has links and her school report on the Melungeons.
Southeastern Kentucky Melungeon Information Exchange
Summer 2001 - Vardy Gathering, Unions
- Message from Wayne Winkler of the Melungeon Heritage Association about the meeting at Vardy this Summer. Vardy is on Blackwater Creek, behind Newman's Ridge from Sneedville, TN, site of Melungeon mission school.
Surviving Indian Groups of Eastern U.S.
- 1948 article based on Census research on Indian and mixed race groups of eastern U.S. Description, location and common names given for many groups, including the Melungeons and Redbones. By William Harlen Gilbert. 32 pages.
The Black Irish Myth
- A theory as to why people of Irish descent like to lay claim to Spanish blood from the Armada. Links the Black Irish to the Melungeons. By Tom Kunesh.
The Melungeon Connection
- An introductory site on the Melungeons, with a list of common Melungeon Surnames. By Nancy Sparks Morrison
The Melungeon Health Education and Support Network
- By Nancy Sparks Morrison.
The Melungeon Reemergence in Southern Appalachia
- Jason Adam's paper on the Melungeon struggle for self determination.
- Historical sketch, and information about surnames common in the Melungeon community.
The Melungeons Revisited: First Union
- Article from Blue Ridge Country magazine on the First Union of the Melungeons and Brent Kennedy's work.
The National Melungeon Registry
- List of Melungeon surnames. Register your family.
Under One Sky Melungeon Newsletter
- Under One Sky is a newsletter of Melungeon research and history by Bill Fields.
Vardy Community Historical Society
- This society is trying to preserve the Vardy Melungeon site on Blackwater Creek in Hancock County, TN. Museum in the old Melungeon school. Mahala Mullins' cabin brought to the site from Newman's ridge.
WHO TO CONTACT IN YOUR AREA
- Contact board for a major new effort to organize Melungeons in state, county or regional groups. See this to establish contact with other Melungeons and interested persons in your area. Posted by SKYEAGLE.
- The Black Dutch, German Gypsies, or Chicanere, and their relation to the Melungeons, by Linda D. Griggs.
What is a Melungeon?
- Description of several groups which are called Melungeon. Stresses the need to have a definition broad enough to cover all of them, by Mike Nassau.
Who are the Melungeons?
- By Nancy Sparks Morrison. From the Melungeon Heritage Association homepage.
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