Women tell hidden mixed heritage story.

Photo-on-12-30-12-at-3.00-PMJodi Su Tharan,
Berkeley, CA.

My family is Jewish, Apache Chiricahua, additional hidden tribes that still remained unnamed after years of research, Welsh, Scots, Irish, English and probably more. We joke that we are ‘the great unwashed’..not nice but in a way reclaiming the history of poor folks from all over becoming the beauty of my particular offspring. Family quote, “Don’t look too close. You’ll find a squaw or two in the woodpile.” Horrifying but it did make me look close!

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