Thursday, November 15, 2007


Trudy Treaty Tweetie Red Walter Coates Thompson. The man with many names, tri-racial isolate (Black people thought he was White, White people thought he was Black, he considered himself an Indian.) Born in Burnt Tree, Virginia, "I was born with a caul over my head." Trudy was provided with a house to live in on the farm but chose to sleep in hay barns during the summer and in the shop, a cinder block utility building, during the winter.-Fixing Shadows

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