Excerpt from The Nanticoke Community of Delaware
As may be observed in the portraits accompanying this paper (pl. II-XI) the appearance of even the most negroid of these people is quite different from that of the common Southern negro type. They are much more refined in appea... rance, with thinner lips and narrower noses. Heckewelderl says that the Nanticoke were distinguished from neighboring tribes by a darker color. \vriting at this date, if we assume the story of the Moorish admixture to have some foundation in truth, one does not have to seek far for an explanation of the dark complexion of the Nanticoke.2 It would seem that the tribe bore evidence of an African admixture before leaving Mary land, which would be before 1748, at the latest. The Moor.
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