Peter Geschiere’s (2011) proposition that the coinage of the term ‘Autochthony’ in Ancient Greece by the Athenians was in reaction to the influx of immigrants, with the intent of curbing their influence through exclusion from citizenship. Without the attempt to engage in the debate on the historical veracity of the term, the idea of autochthony is layered at its very base by the concept of power and exclusion; and, in contrast, has been flipped on its head with the history of Transatlantic Slavery, Western Colonialism and the neo-colonial context in the Global South. Even so, identities have