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Monday, 31 December 2012
Their are small communities like Jambur scattered along India west coast. They are the home to the descendants of Africans who arrived on the Indian continent thousands of years ago. Many of them travelled there as Mercenaries, Merchants and Sailors. The trade between East and Southern Africa and Gujarat in India was established more then 2000 years ago. Many of the Indian Kings and Princes recruited African as their Ministers, Personal Body Guards and Musicians, in some parts of India and Pakistan Sidis even rose to be Powerful Generals or Kings themselves.
Sunday, 30 December 2012
Historic relationships between Native Americans and African Americans were relatively neglected in the United States history studies. At various times African had more or less contact with Native Americans, although they did not live together in as great numbers as with Europeans. African slaves brought to the United States and their descendants have had a history of cultural,exchange and intermarriage with native Americans and other slaves who possessed Native American and European ancestry. Most interaction took place in the Southern United States where slaves were held in greater numbers.