22 April 2014

Jamboree - Meet the Speakers: Angela Walton-Raji

Angela Walton-Raji is known nationally for her online genealogy presence, her research and work on Oklahoma Native American records and her African American genealogy experience. Her book, Black Indian Genealogy Research is the only book of its kind focusing on the Freedmen Records found within the Dawes Records.

Walton-Raji also works with beginners, via daily and weekly online genealogy chats on AfriGeneas.com, and she hosts a weekly genealogy podcast, The African Roots Podcast. She has produced a number of instructional videos and she combines her skills as a genealogist with a warm on camera personality that brings comfort to her viewers through and her instructional videos on YouTube.

She was a 2013 presenter at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree. Beyond that, she served on the faculty at Samford IGHR in Alabama. She hosts a 12 year ongoing message board, 3 websites, and 3 blogs. Her comfort with language and her skills in writing, make her well known and respected in the genealogy community.

FR024 Friday June 6, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
The Future of African American Genealogy

Hear from leaders in the African American genealogy community as they address collaboration, DNA connections, slave/slaveholder/ancestor projects, and technology.

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