Category Archives: Chickasaw

1757 Letter from the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation to SC Governor Lyttleton

A letter signed on the 16th of June 1757 by the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation and several formerly separate tribes within that Nation, says, among much else, that: “Our brothers, the Cherocees, has sent us a tomahawk for to … Continue reading

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The Curtis Act of 1898

  Charles Curtis, 31st Vice President of the United States, is probably best remembered for the Curtis Act of 1898. The Curtis Act of 1898 was an amendment to the United States Dawes Act that brought about the allotment process … Continue reading

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Native Study Website

I recently came across the Native Study website. http://www.nativestudy.com/index.html This site has several books of transcribed original records.  For the most part, records deal with the following tribes: Cherokee Chickasaw Choctaw Creek Seminole Blackfeet Delaware Hopi Navajo Sioux However, a … Continue reading

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Indians in Missouri

Missouri at one time hosted several Native tribes, but today, none remain.  The Illini, Missouri, Osage and Quapaw were the primary tribes with the Chickasaw occupying the far southeast corner, the Ioway the northern border and the Otoe the far northwest … Continue reading

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Records Chronology of the Five Civilized Tribes

This chronology was developed from “Records Relating to Native American Research: The Five Civilized Tribes” by George J. Nixon and printed on pages 535 to 557 of THE SOURCE, First Edition. The five civilized tribes are the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, … Continue reading

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Resource for the Five Civilized Tribes

One of our blog followers contacted me with a wonderful offer for people who are searching for their families among the 5 Civilized Tribes. Here is what Elizabeth had to say: I work in the Genealogy Center in Tulsa, OK.  … Continue reading

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Edwin Carewe born as Jay John Fox

In Manhattan, New York City, we find listed as Indian one Jay John Fox who says his professional name is Edwin Carewe and he is the director of Motion Pictures for Metro Film Corporation.  His wife is listed as Mary … Continue reading

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