Seminole Nation

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Wewoka, Oklahoma - Brief History
... original name is Wewokea which was the name of Osceola' second wife who was a mixed blood Seminole Seminole and African ancestry.Gopher John named this area after her to honor her and Osceola ... Since this land was claimed for the mixed blood, Seminole and African, Wildcat band was founded in 1847-48 by Gopher John ... He was a Seminole and a black descendant ...
Seminole Nation V. United States - Opinion of The Court - Case Summary
... The Seminole Nation's claims for reimbursement related to language contained in the Treaties of 1856 and 1866 and to various agreements and acts of Congress ... The Nation's claims were divided into five separate items ... dollars, suitable agency buildings' on the Seminole reservation." The Court of Claims found that $10,000 was expended to fulfill this treaty obligation in 1872, and an agency building was erected on the ...
Confederate Units Of Indian Territory - Seminole Nation
... 1st Battalion Seminole Mounted Volunteers 1st Regiment Seminole Mounted Volunteers. ...
Seminole Nation Of Oklahoma - History - Current Conditions
... Today the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma is located in Seminole County, Oklahoma ... The entire county of Seminole is a portion of the original Seminole Nation jurisdiction, and covers approximately 633 square miles ... Native Americans make up 22% of the population of Seminole County ...
Seminole Nation Of Oklahoma - Government
... allotments in the early 20th century, the Seminole became US citizens and received some services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs ... Having enjoyed a unique alliance, the Seminoles (mostly full-blood) and the Seminole Freedmen became part of the segregated state of Oklahoma, which adversely affected their ... Under the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, the Seminoles reorganized their government ...

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    In one notable instance, where the United States Army and a hundred years of persuasion failed, a highway has succeeded. The Seminole Indians surrendered to the Tamiami Trail. From the Everglades the remnants of this race emerged, soon after the trail was built, to set up their palm-thatched villages along the road and to hoist tribal flags as a lure to passing motorists.
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