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Tim Hashaw is an investigative reporter who has been recognized as an outstanding journalist by Tom Brokaw and the prestigious National Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), the National Headliners Club, the Associated Press and United Press International and the Francis C. Moore journalism award. He is also the author of CHILDREN OF PERDITION: MELUNGEONS AND THE STRUGGLE OF MIXED AMERICA. A descendant of the Melungeons—an obscure, mysterious people exclusive to America who are of mixed European, Native American and African ancestry and who are linked to the first generation of Africans at Jamestown—Hashaw’s ancestors include two of the first Jamestown African families, the Gowens and the Johnsons. He lives in Houston, Texas.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Virginia -- Jamestown -- History -- 17th century.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Slavery -- Virginia -- History -- 17th century.
Slavery -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Slave trade -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.
Slave trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Slave trade -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.