Five Civilized Tribes


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Five Civilized Tribes

pl.n.
The Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole peoples. Also called Five Civilized Nations.
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The ruling could be applied to the Five Civilized Tribes territories, which includes the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, the Cherokee Nation, the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation.
The Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma have wonderful cultural, historic and recreational facilities.
Caption: The 1830s Indian Removal of the Five Civilized Tribes from the southeastern states cost thousands of native lives before, during, and after the journey.
He was also unusual in being a defender of the rights of the Five Civilized Tribes, believing Native Americans had rights to their land.
54) Congress also passed specific acts (55) to reverse the effects of previous policies established with the intention of destroying the governance structure of particular tribes, such as the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.
While the focus is on the Creek nation, many of the themes addressed will be applicable equally to the other nations from the Five Civilized Tribes in the Indian Territory.
An example of the influence of the Dawes Act can be viewed in an examination of the tribal census roles and official lists of those who were removed from these roles from the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma.
There are blond people who are 1/1000th Cherokee who are members,' comments Marilyn Vann, president of the Descendants of Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes.
Claiming Indian blood is not a cash cow, says Marilyn Vann, president of the Descendents of Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes.
The Muscogee Indians, better known as the Creeks, (1) and recognized as one of the Five Civilized Tribes, (2) lived along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia and Alabama when white settlers began arriving.