Roccie Hill, M.A.
Roccie Hill, M.A.


Roccie None Hill, MA, Co-Owner of Past & Present Pathways,, has been doing genealogy research since 1990, and professionally since 2009. She specializes in Native American research, as well as Southwestern US genealogy including tribal and borderlands. She is fluent in French, and has a working knowledge of Spanish. She has a BA from UCLA in Philosophy/History, and an MA from San Francisco State University in English/History. She has written articles for, for the Quarterly of the National Genealogical Society, and for the Tennessee Genealogical Society, has lectured on military records, Native American genealogical searching, and land records, and has published two novels, Three Minutes on Love, 2008 and Window of Exposure, 2015 (The Permanent Press), as well as the play, Our Scars, in 2017.

Roccie is a Board Member & incoming Newsletter Editor for the Virginia Genealogical Society. She is also serving on the Board for the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America, Southern California.

Roccie is a member of the DAR (past 2 nd & 1 st Vice Regent at the Cahuilla Chapter), the National Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century, APG Second Life (Vice President), Tennessee Genealogical Society (former Associate Editor of Ansearchin’ quarterly), Genealogical Society of Hispanic America (past Chair, Marketing Committee), National Genealogical Society, Virginia Genealogical Society, NEHGS/American Ancestors, Melungeon Heritage Association, and the Palm Springs Genealogical Society.

She is a former cataloguing volunteer at the Research Library of the Museum of the West in Scottsdale. She is currently a paleography volunteer for the Mellon Foundation-funded project, Native Bound Unbound, an Archive of Indigenous Americans Enslaved. She is also an experienced nonprofit grant writer.