Category Archives: Choctaw

South Carolina Indian Traders 1750-1754

The study of traders is important to the study of Native American tribes and ancestors.  Most, if not all, traders established Native relationships, and by that, I mean marital or intimate relationships.  What that means, exactly, depends on the culture … Continue reading

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Choctaw Nation in 1847 Provides Relief to Irish Famine Victims

On March 23, 1847, the Indians of the Choctaw nation took up a collection.  Moved by news of starvation in Ireland, a group of Choctaws gathered in Scullyville, Okla., to raise a relief fund. Despite their meager resources, they collected … Continue reading

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The Code Talkers

The term Code Talkers is associated with the United States soldiers during the world wars who used their knowledge of Native-American languages as a basis to transmit coded messages. In particular, there were approximately 400-500 Native Americans in the United … 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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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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