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(Madoc ap Owain Gwynedd) (măd`ək, mä`–), fl. 1170?, quasi-historical Welsh prince. According to Welsh legend, Madoc, said to be a son of Owain GwyneddOwain Gwynedd
, d. 1170, prince of North Wales (1137–70). During the troubled reign of King Stephen of England, Owain and other Welsh princes were able to reoccupy much territory earlier wrested from them by the Anglo-Normans.
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, discovered America 300 years before Columbus. Witnesses' accounts of finding supposedly Welsh-speaking Native Americans have served to keep alive the story, which is otherwise unsupported by evidence. He is the subject of Robert Southey's Madoc.
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Sue Tasher, who runs cookery schools in India and one for renowned Welsh Indian chef Anand George, says preparing food, often viewed as something restricting women to domestic servitude, is also a vehicle for change in their lives.
LSN Diffusion Ltd, a Welsh Indian joint venture, which started manufacturing high-tech metallurgical products in Llandybie in April 2013 has already created 48 jobs.
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WELSH Indian joint venture LSN Diusion has created almost 50 jobs in South Wales in the last 12 months in a project originally earmarked for India.
The theme for this year is MAGICK : Dr Dee's World of Wonder, which means the parade will feature hundreds of specially-made carnival costumes depicting scheming magicians, fiery angels, shadowy demons, swashbuckling Elizabethan adventurers and Welsh Indian warriors.
And it was a few decades after this surge in interest that George Catlin, a lawyer and portrait painter from Philadelphia, spent eight years with the Mandan tribe of North Dakota, most associated with the fabled Welsh Indians.
In 1568, David Ingram reported Welsh Indians in Canada.
Lewis who might have heard of the Welsh Indians, did find the Mandan tribe thought to be Prince Madoc's descendants, but by that time the tribe had been almost wiped out by smallpox.
In an interview with music magazine Q, Gruff reveals that he has family ties to explorer John Evans, who left North Wales in 1792 in search of the fabled Madoc Welsh Indians.
Lewis was part of the next generation who came from Welsh settlers and coincidentally his exploration came after that of John Evans of Waunfawr, near Caernarfon who tried to look for a 'lost tribe' of Welsh Indians descended from Prince Madog.

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