Jack Goins' Melungeon and Appalachian Research
Jack Goins, a Melungeon descendant and the author of two Melungeon books, presents articles from his 40 years of research into the Melungeon people. Melungeons are a dark skinned group in East Tennessee of unknown origin. He also co-authored the study; Melungeons, A Multi-Ethnic Population. Additionally he will be presenting findings from his 11 years as the Hawkins county, TN Archivist.