What is Creole Indian

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“>3 =O”

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Since: Mar 12

los angeles

#1 May 29, 2012
Can someone explain, it is really important...
Ambiguous

United States

#2 May 29, 2012
An indian mixed with Cajun/French ancestry

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los angeles

#3 May 30, 2012
Ambiguous wrote:
An indian mixed with Cajun/French ancestry
I've been looking it up, and the reason I asked is because my great grandfather is this creole. I just found out today, kind of rubbing me the wrong way. I have no problem with Indians, I just always thought of myself as full black... Now I just feel 7/8 black.

“>3 =O”

Level 5

Since: Mar 12

los angeles

#4 May 30, 2012
My black features only show thanks to my grandparents and parents staying with same race. His features are not present, not since my grandmother. Still a bit hard to believe
Ambiguous

United States

#5 May 30, 2012
You look part indian to me your nose etc. But the French doesnt seem apparent. There are many 1/2 to 1/4 indians darker than you and me.
UruEuWauWau

Fortaleza, Brazil

#6 May 30, 2012
Jstylez wrote:
Can someone explain, it is really important...
Basically, a creole. ;-) In French 'creole' stands for French peeps who aren't born in Europe, & then it stayed only for French Americans & French peeps on the islands. ;-) Creole Indian (not Amerindian) is basically a mixed Indian born in French Americas or F.Caribbean, even African & Oceanian French islands. ;-D

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los angeles

#7 May 30, 2012
Ambiguous wrote:
You look part indian to me your nose etc. But the French doesnt seem apparent. There are many 1/2 to 1/4 indians darker than you and me.
Interesting, the reason I was asking is because my grandmother wasn't close to my grandfather like my GREAT grandmother was.

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los angeles

#8 May 30, 2012
great grandfather* sorry didn't mean to confuse.

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#9 May 30, 2012
UruEuWauWau wrote:
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Basically, a creole. ;-) In French 'creole' stands for French peeps who aren't born in Europe, & then it stayed only for French Americans & French peeps on the islands. ;-) Creole Indian (not Amerindian) is basically a mixed Indian born in French Americas or F.Caribbean, even African & Oceanian French islands. ;-D
Yeah I think it is creole indian, i'll try to get some more information out of her.

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