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Ancestry has transcribed Calumet Co. residents as Japanese

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Ancestry has transcribed Calumet Co. residents as Japanese

Posted: 1342980101000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sampson, Fowler
I just started looking into my cousins' ancestors named Sampson and Fowler. Ancestry.com's 1870 census for Brothertown has a number of pages where the handwritten letter in Column 6, "Color," has been interpreted as a "J" for Japanese, when it was actually an "I" for Indian. (Actually, it looks more like an F or even a 7!)
Not sure how many pages had this enumerator's quirky letter I, but too many for me to correct, one by one. Does anybody know the best way to approach Ancestry, about changing these transcriptions from Japanese to Indian /Native American?

Thanks!
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BGlassel5232 1342980101000 
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Judean Wise 1348253892000 
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