Join the

African/Native American Circle

A New Discussion Forum for Researchers, Scholars and Historians

(Live, Online Black Indian Meetings, Thursdays 9 pm EST on AfriGeneas!)

Join the live chat, and interact with other researchers, scholars and writers on a number of topics pertaining to Black Indians!


Future Topics---Genealogy Related

Documenting Family and Oral History

Utilizing Records of the "Rejected" Files for Family History Research

The "Blackfoot" Factor in Black Indian Family Research

Records Beyond the Dawes Files and What They Reveal

The Dawes Records "By Blood" and their Relation to the "Dawes Freedman" Files


Future Topics on Black Indian Issues in Oklahoma

Is it Time for Another Cross Cultural Symposium?

Telling Our Own Story as the Freedman Issue Continues

Preservation Projects

Family Genealogy, or Community History?

Strategies for Freedman Descendants with Five Nations

Is there Room for Another Freedman Organization?


You are invited to come and join in the AfriGeneas African Native American Circle and meet others who share an interest in the culture, history and methods of researching the history of Indian Territory, and those who share African-Native American Family History.  
There will be bi-weekly open chats to be announced on the Message Board, and they will  focus on general topics of interest to those of the Five Nations, of Oklahoma.   These chats will take place at 9:00 EST at in the AfriGeneas Chat Center. 
To participate in these discussions send an email to for detailed instructions on how to enter the chat.


The African-Native American Circle is a chat room on the Afri Geneas site. It is devoted to open discussion and sharing of information pertaining to genealogical research and history. Note that AfriGeneas chats cannot be used as a platform for new or established organizations or tribes to solicit new members. Participants who receive solicitations resulting from their participation  in AfriGeneas chats should contact,  or immediately.