Table of contents for My bones are red : a spiritual journey with a triracial people in the Americas / Patricia Ann Waak.

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	Preface and Acknowledgments 	 vii
	A Waak Photo Album 	 xi
	Migration Map 	 xxxiii
	"My bones are red" 	 1
1.	My Bones Are Red 	 2
	The Path of Blessing 	 9
	"There is a welling in the depths of my soul" 	 10
2.	The Song of the Ancestors 	 11
	"Across a great boundary river" 	 20
3.	Texas Cattle Country 	 21
	"We are bound for no-man's-land" 	 37
4.	The Neutral Zone 	 38
	"Were you born of wind and sun?" 	 54
5.	The Apostle of the Opelousas 	 55
	The Path of Darkness 	 68
	"No soul?" 	 69
6.	In a Tennessee Court 	 70
	"Oh, Esther, beautifully formed and lovely to 
behold" 	 88
7.	The Myth of the Missing Father 	 89
	The Path of Creation 	 95
	"Shipwrecked upon an eastern coastline?" 	 
8.	The Mystery of Our Origins 	 97
	"There is a love of the sea" 	 105
9.	Sea, Land, and Wind: the Journey 	 106
	"May I tell you what touches my heart?" 	 117
10.	The Roots of Our Spirit 	 118
	The Path of Transformation 	 127
	"Granddaddy was a Cherokee" 	 129
11.	Granddaddy Was a Cherokee 	 131
	Appendix. Ascendency Charts 	 135
	1. Charles W. Smith and Martha Mary Perkins 	 136
	2. Dooley Wirt Smith and Annie Elizabeth Jane 
Mayes 	 137
	3. Boxly William Waak and Anne Nell Smith 	 
	4. Jordan Perkins and Virginia Jane "Jinny" 
Goen 	 139
	5. Jesse Perkins and Lucinda Willis 	 140
	6. Joshua Perkins and Mary Mixon 	 141
	7. Patricia Ann Waak to Esther Perkins 	 142
	8. Joshua "Old Jock" Perkins and Dorcas 
Perkins 	 143
	Bibliography 	 145
	Index 	 153

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Waak, Patricia -- Family.
Perkins family.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- Biography.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- Genealogy.
Cherokee Indians -- Biography.
Cherokee Indians -- Genealogy.
Pioneers -- Louisiana -- Biography.
Pioneers -- Texas -- Biography.
Louisiana -- Biography.
Texas -- Biography.