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Freedmen of the Five Tribes Live Broadcast Tonight

Tune in tonight at 9pm Eastern time LIVE on YouTube, as 3 researchers, Nicka Sewell Smith (Cherokee Freedmen Descendant), Terry Ligon (Choctaw/Chickasaw Freedmen Descendant) and Angela Walton-Raji (Choctaw Freedmen Descendant) discuss history, genealogy resources, and current issues facing those who descend from citizens of the Five Civilized Tribes.

To access the broadcast tune in to Black Pro Gen LIVE, on YouTube, and watch the program live. There will be an interactive chat room, where questions can be asked. The discussion will focus on resources for researchers, how to find them. Current challenges and issues will also be discussed in this live session. Viewers can watch it live on YouTube, or watch it immediately afterwards as a video.

To watch LIVE----use the link below.

TIME: 9pm Eastern, 8 Cenatral, 7 Mountain, 6 Pacific


Nicka Swell Smith is also a blogger, host of BlackProGen LIVE, professional photographer, and documentarian. She also serves on the faculty of MAAGI the genealogy institute. (

Terry Ligon is also blogger, artist, videographer. ( He has co-published Voices of Indian Territory, and lectured in California at numerous genealogical events in northern California. He is the leading scholar on the Equity Case 7071 of Chickasaw Freedmen.

Angela Walton-Raji is an author, blogger, lecturer and podcaster. (,, africanrootspodcast). She hosts several blogs, the bi-weekly African Roots Podcast and also serves on the faculty at MAAGI (, at the genealogy institute in Ft. Wayne Indiana. In addition, she also hosts the ongoing African-Native genealogy forum through

Join the team of researchers at Black Pro Gen LIVE

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