Researcher on Native Americans, African-Americans to be genealogy group speaker | Valley Life

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society’s next public education program is scheduled 6:30 p.m. May 14 in lower level conference rooms A, B and C at the Vigo County Public Library, Seventh and Poplar streets. Doors will open at 6 for refreshments.

“Red And Black: The Untold Story” will be presented by Carretha Hale, genealogist, lecturer, author and researcher, known for her expertise in African-American research. 

Hale’s specialty is the history of the Creek freedmen living in Indian territory, as well as African-American genealogical research. She is a descendant of Creek and Cherokee freedmen. She began researching her own ancestry 25 years ago in Indian territory,…

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