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"The Melungeons of Vardy Valley" lecture and screening featuring MHA Board Member Todd Beckham 2/27/2014

MHA Board member Todd Beckham was guest lecturer on mixed race ancestry on February 27, 2014 at  Woods Hole, MA at the Marine Biology Laboratory …
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Added by Melungeon Heritage Association on March 15, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Recommended Facebook groups

Several Facebook groups deal with Melungeon issues, but only two have MHA members as administrators. The groups are mutually compatible and many people belong to both, as they are different in focus. The recently created Multi Ethnic Historical Research group  is moderated by Paul Johnson, Stacy Webb, and Dennis Maggard and is devoted to "history, genealogy, and genetic study of American mixed ancestry groups."…

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Added by Melungeon Heritage Association on March 3, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Appalachian Voice Online story by Kimber Ray, "Handing Off and Holding On: Melungeon Identity in Appalachia"

This new article from the online journal sponsored by Appalachian Voices features photographs from researcher Tammy Stachowicz and her mother Sylvia Ray, who participated in 16th Union in Big Stone Gap, and whose subsequent discoveries will be of great interest to those who attend 18th Union there this summer.

Added by Melungeon Heritage Association on February 20, 2014 at 6:31pm — No Comments

MHA MEMBERS COMMUNITY

Frequently Asked Questions about Melungeons are answered in the Information about MHA forum. Information on Melungeon history and research and annual Unions is posted here by members of the Melungeon Heritage Association. Members may join or renew by mail, printing the downloadable membership application and sending with a check for $12 annual dues. Memberships may also be handled online paying dues through PayPal (see BUY NOW button), and sending the downloadable membership form to the email address provided.

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Arwin D. Smallwood, Ph.D. returns to North Carolina 1 Reply

Started by Melungeon Heritage Association in Melungeon Unions. Last reply by Jeanne Marie Bornefeld Feb 26.

Johnnie's Story 1 Reply

Started by Melungeon Heritage Association in Melungeon Unions. Last reply by Jeanne Marie Bornefeld Feb 26.

Tributes to Johnnie Rhea from members and friends of MHA 5 Replies

Started by Melungeon Heritage Association in Melungeon Unions. Last reply by Melungeon Heritage Association Jan 23.

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