AHC: Form alternate/new ethnic groups of the world

An ethnicity for the mapgame Historiae Mutetur.

Notiromans (Southern Romans)

Language: Formerly African Greek, a very heavy dialect of Greek brought over overseas when Aegyptius was still part of the Roman Empire. Now extinct, many speak Arabic.
Ancestry: Greeks that migrated to the Southern Roman Empire following the collapse of the Roman Empire proper. Due to the ethnic cleansing committed by the Nile Federation afterwards, many Notiromans perished or migrated to the US, France, or back to Greece. Now very few full-blooded Notiromans exist since the SRE due to crossbreeding with the Arabian population following the Amharic and Arabic booms in the SRE, but almost all ethnic Egyptians find themselves a bit of Notiroman blood inside of them.
Religion: Formerly Romantic Islam, most now have converted to Catholicism.
Culture/Appearence: Many now follow Arabic traditions, but in the older times Notiromans were prized by the Southern Romans, and if educated were offered high government positions. Now that the SRE is long gone, only a few cling on to Greek roots. Also because of centuries of intermingling, normal Notiromans will look almost entirely Arab except for most prominent noses and a shorter stature.
Space: Once concentrated in the Egyptian heartland of the SRE, it's most prominent minority lives in Ethiopia, while some communities still exist in Egypt, the Sudan, Anatolia, and Greece itself with more Notiromans moving to the United States in recent times.
 
Wirginians

Language: Wirginian (Predominant), English, Scottish, Irish
Ancestry: An admixture between the Native American tribes in the Thirteen Colonies and forced laborers from Britain and Ireland
Religion: Anglicanism, Catholicism and Protestantism with Indigenous faith
Brief History:
When the English colonized North America, it was hard sourcing labor for lucrative and menial work. Catholic West Africans forbade the practice of slavery and Native Americans tended to resist, flee or die from disease or overwork. To fill in the economic hole, forced laborers were sourced from Britain and Ireland to work in plantation and other places. These forced laborers originated from convicts, indentured laborers and other unwanted or low classes of society.
Life as a forced laborer in the Thirteen Colonies was very hard and cruel. Many died from overwork, many had fled to the hinterlands where Native American settlements were common. As a result, many runaway forced laborers married Native Americans and created an ethnic group. Over time, it developed a low-key resistance against the English government that slowly evolved into war for liberation and independence.
 
While i really like the idea of Yoruba-Japanese communities its much, much more likely that Malagasy or Littoral Southeastern Africans would be purchased.

Malagasy would be especially sought after because 1. Yoruba would die at much greater numbers by the time they came to Japan 2. Before the late 18th century most Malagasy who were enslaved were highlanders sold by coastal kingdoms 3. All highlanders were intensive terracing rice farmers.

edit: also nearly all women were skilled silk weavers which was an incredibly important economic skill in Japan and East Asia.
EDIT: Took your advice and decided to have both yorubas and malagasy as part of the Kaihosadorei makeup.
 
My guesses regarding what will happen in "From Exile to Triumph"

Goffüda

Language:
Goffüda (Gothic[East Germanic] with a heavy Lombardic [An Upper German Language] superstrata, and some Latin loanwords.)

Space: Pannonia

Ancestry: Avar, Gofuda and Longobardic

Religion: Predominantly Catholic.

The Goffüda are the ethnic majority in Pannonia. After the defeat of the Gepids and Longobards in 494 A.D., The Goths became the new hegemon in Pannonia. But this peace didn't last for so long, as the Goths went to war again. After the disastrous defeat at Nassius, The Longobards took over Pannonia once again. But due to a large number of Goths in the region, the languages fused together, and represent a successor to Old Gothic.
 
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Black Tejanos
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In a world in which Mexico* never lost the Northern territories, and where some other stuff happened and happens, some Black Americans in the 1880s would go West to Texas* for a new life. And while they do find more acceptance in Mexico* , then they did in the US at least, Black Americans at first kept to themselves on the way of religion and tended to stick for the most part to border towns/cities. Since most never leave Texas, for the first few generations at least, the descendants of the Black Americans who went to Mexico* would be called Black Tejanos, even if they weren't born in Texas, but in another part of Mexico*.

At first, they only spoke English and only learned enough Spanish to get by, but not enough to fully join in the greater Mexican* national community. Later on, the children would go to school and learn Spanish, but they would still speak English at home. In the end though, Black Tejanos would fully adopt Spanish as a native language, though their particular variant still has quite a bit of influence from Black Southern US English in particular, even though it really isn't English.

In Texas while the mass majority was Iberian Catholic, Protestants formed a burgeoning majority on the very Eastern areas of the state, and most of that is due to Black Tejanos. Mexicans* didn't mind much as the nation was and is pretty tolerant of non-Catholics in general. Though the Black Tejanos were seen as a curiosity in particular due to the liveliness of their churches. A liveliness that would later spread to Mexican* churches in general as future priests and priestess would listen and hear the songs and celebration of the Black churches, and would later adopt that into their own churches. Indeed, the musical styles of the Black Tejanos would not only spread to the Mexican* churches, but would seep into Mexican* musical culture as a whole. More (Black) American influences would come in as well, as the Black Tejanos would stay in contact with their brothers/sisters back East in the US, and would take aspects of the music there into their own array of influences and then that would go on to pile into Mexican* music as a whole.

Economically, Black Tejanos did increasingly well as the years rolled by. Unlike in the US, Mexican schools were and are all equally funded to be pretty high standard, so Black Tejano schools aren't lacking in good teachers, materials, etc, despite the poverty of the people who lived there. University was also in easy access for the poor, giving Blacks lots of opportunity to move up in society. Indeed, many would go on to become comfortably middle class.

But, they would not forget home, as in the 1930s various Black Tejanos would go to the US to try to bring their new found wealth to their American brothers and sisters. This would work to varying degrees. Some would go on to become the centers of their community, while others would return to Mexico in defeat as they quickly realized they aren't American and that their counterparts their didn't appreciate the "Black savior complex" that the Tejanos carried with them.

By the modern era, Black Tejanos have gone onto become highly integrated into Mexican* culture/society. They no longer live as separately as they did before. The old Black Tejano communities in East Texas are less Black American and have lots of new blood from the rest of Mexico*. While you still see most people in those areas having African features, these features are often subtly combine with ligher hair/eyes/skin and facial features that are more commonly seen in Asians/Indigenous/Europeans, though most Americans would still describe these people as Black. There's also more non-Black people in general within those areas as well, though the areas themselves are still famous for their history as a refuge for Black Americans, and its something that those town/cities still celebrate. But still, few people in the old Black Tejano communities can really say that they are purely of American descent and many now have Hispanic surnames and given names. The connection between them and their cousins East of the Mississippi has also been weakening as outside of the edge of American border states, most Black US people would just see another Mexican* when they see a Black Tejano, even if that Mexican has Black features. This also goes across the border as well, as the newer generations of Black Tejanos have less and less of a connection to the US, especially since lots of young people would find themselves leaving Texas for the Californias and other areas of Mexico . Nowadays, Black Tejanos, which is a term that is becoming less common in regular speech, outside of historical contexts, are just regular Mexicans*.

Nonetheless, this ethnicity, though not as distinctive as it once was before, has gone on to leave a mark in Mexican* culture and history. Many Mexican* celebrities, be they actors/artists/writers/ singers/ politicians, etc have origins that go back to the original group of Black Americans who arrived in East Texas all those years ago. And Mexican* culture as whole has adopted various traits that were initially restricted to Black Tejanos. Showing that although they no longer stand out as they did before, the legacy of the Black Tejanos still remains forever ingrained into Mexico*.
 
Sikilwai

POD :
Norman conquest of Sicily fails and it remains an Arab stronghold in the midetrranian .

Languages : Siklyan (Arabic/Sicilian hybrid), Arabic , Turkish , French and Italian

Culture : Unique blend of native Sicilian , Byzantine and Arabic influences . Also influenced heavily by the myriad of midternian nations. They are highly cosmopolitan due to a long tradition of trading with anyone

Religion: 72% Sunni Islam , 20% catholic Christian and 8% Jewish

Population: 19,796,000

Location : Though primarily concentrated in Sicily itself there are significant diasporas throughout the midteranian in Egypt, Libya, Malta, Turkey, Italy, Albania, Tunisia, Spain/Andalusia , the Levant and France . There are also disporas in the USA , Brazil and the British isles
 
Portuguese In Australia
Language:
Portuguese.
Ancestry: Portuguese.
Religion: Catholicism.
Culture: Portuguese and Southern European Renaissance culture.
Region: Australia and later New Zealand.

The Portuguese discover and colonize Australia in 1521 and then turn it into a settler colony in order further Portuguese colonization in the southern hemisphere. The Portuguese would also use Australia as a trading colony because it would be very valuable for the Portuguese because they could use it to trade with places such as India and China in order to gain wealth for their empire. The Portuguese would also want to have ships in the southern hemisphere if they colonized Australia for defense and the same purposes of trading with other nations as well.
 

jocay

Banned
Saigeño

Language: Dominican Spanish • Vietnamese (older generations) • French (older generations) • Chinese (Cantonese, Teochew, Mandarin, Hokkien) • Hmong

Ancestry: Most Saigeños belong to the fourth or fifth generation. As the Saigeños have settled down and assimilated to greater Dominican society, they have begun to marry into other ethnic groups. Of the estimated 2.5 million Dominicans of Saigeño descent, 65% have non-Vietnamese ancestry. The number reaches 10% among first-generation Vietnamese but increases to 70% among the great-grandchildren of Vietnamese immigrants.

Religion:
Roman Catholicism (65%) • Buddhism (20%) • Unaffiliated (15%)


Brief History:

The arrival of the Vietnamese to the Dominican Republic coincides with two major events on opposite sides of the globe: the first being the Great Famine of the 1880s which led to the deaths of a huge labor shortage for the sugar estates and the Cochinchina Revolt of 1891. The latter led to the imprisonment and exile of hundreds of thousands of potentially seditious Vietnamese from their homeland to all over the world; French and Dutch investors in Latin American agriculture proposed incentivizing the migration of some of these Vietnamese to the Americas. As Saigon was the port of exit for many, they were called Saigeños by Dominicans. The early migrants started out as agricultural workers but the mechanization of Dominican agriculture in the mid 20th century led to a migration to the cities.
 
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Nubeno

Languages:
Italian, Greek, Nobiin, Turkish

Religion: Coptic (majority), Catholic, Orhtodox, Sunni (minority)

Ancestry: The Nubenos are the descendants of Christian Nubians who left for the Ottoman Empire after the fall of Alodia to Funj Muslims in 1530, choosing to take their chances in a more religiously tolerant Islamic Empire than risk staying and being Islamicized or going to the increasingly unstable Ethiopian Empire. Many later settled in Greece and Southern Italy after joining Venetian merchant fleets. The average Nubeno has about 2/3 Nubian ancestry, with the other third being Italian, Greek or Turkish, with many also having some Arab, Bulgarian, Circassian, Albanian, or Assyrian ancestry thanks to the diversity of the Ottoman Empire.

Location: Originally, the Nubenos were concentrated in Jerusalem, Damascus, Beirut, Antalya, Izmir, Baghdad, and Constantinople, and Istanbul still has about 48% of Nubenos globally, but many . Major modern centers of Nubenos outside of Turkey are Athens, the center of the Greek Nubenos, and Naples and Venice in Italy, with there also being sizable minorities in Canada, the United States, and Brazil through immigration during the 19th century.
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Hunno-Romans

Languages:
Hunnic, Latin, Gaulish

Religion: Tengrism (originally), Catholicism (by the 8th century)

Ancestry: Descendants of Huns who joined Roman society after the fall of Attila's Empire, partially assimilating, but maintaining a connection to their Hunnic origins as well. They lasted for several centuries after the fall of the west, until they assimilated fully into surrounding peoples by the 12th century, with the last account of "German Huns" being an account of a Hunno-Roman community in Swabia from 1182, and their language (Late Hunnic) disappeared by the 1250s.

Location: Northern and Central France and Southern Germany primarily, with smaller populations in Northern Italy and Magyaria.
 
Afro-Floridians

Languages: French, Floridian Creole

Religion: Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Voudou

Ancestry: Mainly African, with smaller components from France, other parts of Europe and Indigenous Americans.

Location: The French-speaking Commonwealth of Florida (OTL Southeastern U.S.)

Population: 20 Million (1/4 of Florida's total population)
 
Yanquis
Language:
Ingles Creole (English with Spanish, French and other influences)
Ancestry: Yanquis are the descendants of Anglo-Americans that immigrated from British North America
Religion: Predominately Protestantism, some Catholics
Culture and History: The Yanqui identity began to form in the aftermath of the First American Rebellion. While the vast majority of the ex-Patriots would attempt to reintegrate themselves with their communities, some found that they were no longer accepted in their hometowns, expected that the British might seek them out for reprisals or most likely, they had suffered some sort of financial setback (many of the earliest Yanquis were New Yorkers whose businesses had been destroyed in the fire, Bostonians and Philadelphians that had seen their property confiscated by the British, South Carolinian slave owners whose slaves had volunteered for the British cause and ironically black soldiers that had sided with the Patriots). Some of the earliest Yanquis would try to build small self sufficient farming communities in the relatively unexplored areas of Florida, Quebec and Del Norte (the then untamed northern reaches of Mexico and Luisiana). Very few of the early settlements would survive and future Yanqui settlements would have some form of approval and protection from the governments that they lived under.
 
Libertatian
Language:
Mixture of English, French, Dutch, Malagasy, Swahili, and a bit of Indian
Ancestry: Descendants from Pirates and escaped slaves, from English, French, Malagasy, Swahili
Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic, and native religions
Culture: From former Pirates, the culture of Libertatia is a very anarchistic, a reflection of their society. It is a mixture of various cultures from many nations, mostly English, French, and East Africans
Space: Madagascar
 
Inglisch

Language:
Inglisch - basically, Anglish with Frisian spelling.
Ancestry: Angles, Saxons, Jutes.
Religion: Reformed.
Culture: A bit Danish, a bit Dutch, a bit English, in OTL terms; they're the result of the above mentioned Germanic tribes staying home rather than taking to the sea.
Space: Everything from the Elbe and Schaale rivers to the south, to the North Jutlandic Island to the north. The capital is Aarhus, but the largest city is Hamburg.

 
Jatitatas [1]
Language - Spanish, English, Jogallau [2]
Ancestry - Rapanui who were blown off course to the Reka Isles [4] and made their way to both the Maati Isles [3] and Chile; also came from later waves of Tahitians and Marquesans; Mainland Jatitatas, meanwhile have interbred with indigenous south american tribes
Range - Maati Isles [3] and coastal central Chile, with significant diaspora in Peru, Argentina, Britain, Spain, and the US
Population - 25,000
Subdivisions-
  1. Island Jatitatas
  2. Mainland Jatitatas
Culture - The culture of the Jatitatas is heavily influenced by the more temperate climate of the Maati Islands compared to the rest of Polynesia, as well as much isolation from it due to distance and weather conditions. They are/were reliant on fur seals, birds, and whales for sustenance, with alleged cults arising among them*, with the formermost being the longest lasting and widespread. This also impacted their technology: the jatitatas developed special harpoons and nets used to hunt the fur seals. Another notable animal is the Peleta, a breed of pig that has been bred for swimming, helping to drive prey like fish or seals into traps and ambushes. Even today, many breeds of pigs originating in South America have peleta blood in them, tracing their ancestry to the jatitata colonies in Chile.
Religion - 96% Roman Catholic, 3.05 Mormon, 0.95% Shagatism (traditional Jatitatan religion, likely derived from a refined version of the above mentioned cults made in response to encroaching christians)
[1] Derived from tahitian taati taata, meaning Seal Man, after their hunting of seals
[2] A corruption of Tokalau, Tahitian for Eastwards, taking influence from both Tahitian, Marquesan, and Rapanui; only have around 123 speakers, most of which are over 52
[3] OTL Juan Fernandez Isles
[4] OTL San Felix Isles, meaning Good in Rapanui. There's a myth this was a sarcastic reference to their relatively inhospitable nature, but its more likely its because it was a good sign of land.
* These accounts were given by missionaries, so take them with a grain of salt.

Inspired by this thread of mine.
 
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jocay

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Qart-Hadastim

Qart-Hadastim are a Canaanite ethnic group and nation native to Qarthadastia. The Qart-Hadastim share a common culture, history, ancestry and language.

From a strictly legal standpoint, all ethnic Qart-Hadastim are automatically citizens of Qarthadastia upon birth, regardless of nation of residence up to the fourth generation. In addition to the 20+ million Qart-Hadastim in the ethnic homeland, large Qart-Hadasti speaking communities can be found in the neighboring nations of Talien, Massila, Pretannia, Elvetien, Isapan and Aegypt. Tens of millions of descendants live in North and South Atlantis.

Languages : Qart-Hadasti

Culture : Unique blend of Phoenician, Hellenic and Berber influences. Also influenced by the Mediterranean populations, especially their ancient historical foes the Latinim, forcibly re-settled throughout the 1000 year reign of the Barcids. They have a long tradition of travelling the seas and establishing trade, a legacy followed by their descendants who live in the twin Atlantides.

Religion: The Qart-Hadastim for the most part worship a multitude of different Canaanite deities, chiefly the Divine Duo: Baal Hammon and his consort Tanit.

Population: 20,321,139
 
Ljenddevoti[1]

Language: Ljenddevoti, Rhoman

Ancestry: Rhomans, Anatolian Turks, Catalans
Religion: (At emergence as an ethnic group (~1340)) ~45% Sunni Islam, ~40% Roman Catholic, ~5% Eastern Orthodox
(At fifth-generation (~1440)) ~55% Syncretism, ~25% Patranite Christianity, ~15% Sunni Islam, ~5% E. Orthodox
(Present (2020)) ~75% Syncretism, ~15% P. Christianity, ~10% E. Orthodox


Culture: A mixture of Anatolian Turkish and Catalan, with smaller elements of Rhoman culture.
Most live as either sustenance farmers on the Pampfilyan plain or as fishers on the coast; However, there are moderate urban populations in Antaleya
[2] and Alacorses[3].

Location: The Pampfilyan Plain[4], Priykeponisia District in Konstantinoupoli

Population: ~2,500,000 (2020 estimates)

History: The Ljenddevoti first began to take shape in the first half of the 14th century. After the overland force of the 10th Crusade more-or-less dissolved after the Battle of Isinda in 1314, many of the survivors wandered the few miles west onto the Pampfilyan plain. Luckily for them, the province had recently been ravaged by plague, and they were able to integrate into the existing communities, first as cheap workers and eventually as fellows. Over time, the ex-Crusaders and the Turks assimilated each other and formed a hybrid community.
 
Legazpino (Filipinos with pure European ancestry)

Language
- Philippine Spanish (dominant language) • Tagalog • Cebuano • Ilocano • Hiligaynon • Italian (older generations) • German (older generations) • French (older generations) • Levantine Arabic (older generations) • Ladino (older generations) • Yiddish (older generations)

Ancestry - Most Legazpinos (60%) belong to Spanish ancestry (mainly Andalusians, Basques, and Galicians) whose ancestors can be traced back to colonial times. Another 40% of Legazpinos (40%) have their ancestors arrived after 1898; these post-colonial Legazpinos compose bulk of pure non-Spanish Filipinos like Italians, Germans, French, Lebanese and Syrians.

Population - 10,000,000 (10% of Philippine population)

Religion - Roman Catholicism (80%) • Protestantism (10%) • Islam (3%) • Judaism (2%) • Unaffiliated (5%)

Brief History - These Filipinos with pure European ancestry can be traced up to 14,000 Spanish immigrants who arrived in the Philippines for the first 25 years after Miguel López de Legaspi established permanent Spanish settlement in Cebu. The descendants of 14,000 Spanish immigrants who arrived in the Philippines from 1565 to 1590 (around 2,000,000) compose the ruling political and economic elites in the Philippines in the present day. There were additional 100,000 Spaniards and other Europeans who arrived to the Philippines from 1590 up to 1900 whose descendants are estimated at around 5,000,000 Filipinos at the present day. After Spanish colonial period, the Philippines received around 1,500,000 immigrants from Europe and Middle East from 1900 up to 1970 and their descendants are estimated at around 3,000,000 at the present day.

Location - Philippines mainly in Metro Manila, Cebu, Iloilo, Zamboanga, rest of Mindanao, Bicol, Ilocos, Cordillera, and Palawan.
 
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Britelsk

Language: Dano-Brython (a mixture of Old Danish and Brythonic)
Ancestry: Bretons who fled eastwards as the Angles and Saxons moved westwards, plus minor Danish and Frisian
Religion: Mostly Protestant Christianity or atheism
Culture: Although the Britelsk identity is still held by many today, most follow Danish culture, although the language is commonly spoken alongside Danish by most Britelsk people.
Space: The western half of Midtjylland region. There is some support for more autonomy for this part of the country, with a smaller minority wanting full independence.
Population: 182,000 (2012 estimate)

Persian Omanis

Language: Most Persian Omanis speak both Farsi and Arabic fluently
Ancestry: Most descend from Persians who emigrated to what are now the coastal towns and cities of Oman with some Omani ancestry about 500 years ago
Religion: Almost all are Shia Muslims, with a small minority of Ibadi Muslims
Culture: Persian culture is still strong within the community, with some native influences
Space: Persian Omanis make up a majority of the population of Musandam Governate. Whilst most are happy to be Omani, some want autonomy/independence whilst an even smaller minority want the region to become part of Iran.
Population: 19,500 (2015 estimate)

Globalese

Language: For the past few generations, most have grown up speaking Esperanto, although older generations speak it as a second language behind their original mother tongues
Ancestry: Very mixed with new people entering the group all the time although a sizeable number believe in only marrying those who have at least two Globalese-identifying grandparents, a practice frowned upon by many
Religion: Various Christian and Muslim denominations dominate, but almost every religious and irreligious group is represented within the group
Culture: Whilst there has been an attempt to create a unique Globalese culture, it has been difficult for these efforts to develop one
Space: Many, if not most of the group, are citizens of various countries although some have created international communes in various nations, especially in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, Poland and Japan
Population: Hard to verify, estimates range from 5,000 to 92,000
 
Tagarug/Selurongese

Language: Tagarug, Portuguese

Ancestry: A fusion of Gaddang/Irraya, Pangasinic people, the people of Tondo and some other ethnic groups.

Religion: Hindu(Primarily)

Location: Tagalog Republic, formerly Portuguese Luzon/Selurong, the other half of the island is the Spanish was the Spanish Nueva Castilla absorbed to the Philippines which is also claimed by the Tagalog republic and in the Philippines in Nueva Castilla in the other part of the island, they are also present in the other half of the island as well.

Population: 10 million as of year 2015

History: A fusion of Gaddang/Irraya, Pangasinic people, the people of Tondo and some other ethnic groups, (their language is basically Gaddang + OTL Northern Philippine substratum of the Northern Tagalog dialects)they are the equivalent of Tetun in that island, they started to form after the time the Spanish ceded half of the Luzon to the Portuguese in 1668 due to the war of Portuguese succession, some of the other tribes that are part of the Tagalog nationality like the Ibanags, Caboloan, Kapampangans and the Samtoy are Catholics.



Hispano-Filipino

Language: Chavacano, Spanish

Ancestry: A fusion of Spanish and Philippine natives plus the other settlers

Religion: Catholic

Location: Philippines, primarily in Manila in Nueva Castilla, Sugbu, Zamboanga, Sulu, Davao, Moluccas[1] and cities of Sabah.

Population: 8 million as of year 2015

A fusion of Spanish and Philippine natives plus the other settlers, that arrived after the independence of the Philippines from Spain in 1900.

1.Spain swaps Northern Luzon for Moluccas in the Portuguese war of succession and also have Sabah and Sangihe island chain as well.

Note: the two entry are from the same scenario.
 
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