*Dr. Danette M. Verchér

​Daughter of Michael and Barbara

Native American Indian

​French Canadian


Clevester Woods


Dr. Danette M. Verchér is a documented Native American Indian, Council Chief and Tribal/Spiritual Mediator of the State Recognized Tribe "Natchitoches Tribe of Louisiana."  Dr. Verchér is the 6th great-granddaughter of Jacques Joseph Vercher, and direct descendant of Angélique Hasinai Dumont of the Hasini/Natchitoches Tribe and Confederacy.  Dr. Danette M. Verchér is the Great-great Granddaughter of McNealey "Sam" Verchér of Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, and Granddaughter of the late "Sarah Rawls" known best around the world as the "ACCENT SEASONING" commercial personality; as well as the television personality chef on shows such as "People Are Talking and PBS; she was the Chef/Restaurateur of Sarah's Down Home Kitchens in the Bay Area, Southern California, and International, Cookbook Author, Jazz Artist and Sunset Magazine's featured Chef.  

Partnership with Dr. Reginald Oxendine, CEO
Member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina

Jacques Joseph Vercher

The Poirier Family


Joseph Eusteb Vercher

Marie Mailhot  

*Jacques Joseph Vercher​

Native American Indian Lower Canada

Prairie Reservation.

Charles Francois Dumont

Angelique (Hasinai) Dumont 100% Indian 

*Catherine Angelique Dumont

Maternal Great Grandmother

Lockie Bowen b. 1906 d.


Iroquois/Cherokee Indian

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Chief Danette M. Verchér, Ph.D.


Paternal Great Grandfather

Nealey McNealey (Sam) Verchér b. 1892 d. 1966

Natchitoches/Choctaw/Chippewe Indian

French Canadian 

The Dumont Family

Biological Mother

Barbara L. Woods-Hughey (VERCHER)

*Shoshone/Cherokee/Choctaw/Iroquois/Modoc Indian, MOROCCAN

b.  1698 • Prairie of Ste Magdelaine, Diocese, of, Canada (Chippewe)
d.  19 APR 1753 • Natchitoches, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States

 Paternal 6th great-grandfather
Catherine Angelique Dumont
b. 7 JAN 1675 • Ste Famille, lle Quebec, Canada
d.  JUL 1757 • Quebec, Quebec, Canada

 Paternal 6th great-grandmother


Biological Father

Michael W. Verchér

Natchitoches Indian



French Canadian 


Paternal Grandfather

Leo Verchér b. 1922 d. 1996

​Natchitoches/Choctaw/Chippewe Indian

French Canadian 

The Maubert Family

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Paternal Grandmother

Amlie Phebe Rawls (Sarah Rawls) (HALL)

b. 1926 d. 1993

Irish, Cherokee, Choctaw Indian

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Chapter 13 - Shoshone

Other religious practices of the Shoshone include the Native American Church, adopted from the Plains Indians, as well as over half the tribe populations belonging to Christian sects such as Baptist, Roman Catholic, Latter Day Saint, and Episcopal religions (Eastern Shoshone, 2015).

Maternal Grandmother

(Della) Louise Lanier (ECHOLS)
b. 1917 d. 1977

​Iroquois/Cherokee/Choctaw/Modoc Indian

Chief Danette M. Vercher, Ph.D.​​

(b. 1966-  ) ​
Her Holiness
​#Diocese of: Canada and France
(Quebec)​ (Montmorency) (Ireland)


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Chief Danette M. Verchér  is a direct descendent of Angélique (Hasinai) Dumont, b. circa 1694 as a documented full blooded Hasinai Indian of the Hasinai and Natchitoches Confederation of Indian Tribes. Angélique died in March 19, 1758 in Campti, Natchitoches Louisiana as a Natchitoches Indian, and is buried in the Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.