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Fort Washita - History - Five Civilized Tribes Removed To The Indian Territory
... Eager to gain access to the lands of the Five Civilized Tribes in the southern United States the Federal government passed the Indian Removal Act into law on May 26, 1830 ... the rolling prairies to the east where the Five Civilized Tribes were locating ... These indigenous tribes included the Comanche, Wichita, Caddoes, and Kiowa ...
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
... The Five Civilized Tribes Museum is a museum in Muskogee, Oklahoma that houses the art, history and culture of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee Creek, and Seminole tribes ... extensive collection of traditional art by artists of the Five Civilized Tribes and has the world’s largest collection of Jerome Tiger originals ...
Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) - Historical Context
... The song refers to the forcible removal and relocation of Five Civilized Tribes, including the Cherokee people, from the southeastern states of Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Alabama to the southern ... The removal of these tribes throughout the 1830s is often referred to as the "Trail of Tears" ... The Cherokee were the last of the Five Civilized Tribes to be removed after signing the Treaty of New Echota ...
Five Civilized Tribes - History
... The Five Civilized Tribes were Indigenous peoples of the Americas who lived in the Southeastern United States, and most were descendants of what we now call the Mississippian culture, an ... Before European Contact these tribes were generally matriarchial societies, with agriculture being the primary economic pursuit ... The bulk of the tribes lived in towns (some covering hundreds of acres and containing thousands of people) with planned streets, residential and public areas ...
Indian Home Guard (American Civil War)
... regiments recruited from the Five Civilized Tribes of Indian Territory to support the Union during the American Civil War ... The leaders of all of the Five Civilized Tribes signed treaties with the Confederacy at the start of the Civil War ... It was mainly due to these Loyal Indians that the Five Civilized Tribes were able to retain any of their lands following the end of the Civil War ...

Famous quotes containing the words tribes and/or civilized:

    Now a Jew, in the dictionary, is one who is descended from the ancient tribes of Judea, or one who is regarded as descended from that tribe. That’s what it says in the dictionary; but you and I know what a Jew is—One Who Killed Our Lord.... And although there should be a statute of limitations for that crime, it seems that those who neither have the actions nor the gait of Christians, pagan or not, will bust us out, unrelenting dues, for another deuce.
    Lenny Bruce (1925–1966)

    Even in civilized communities, the embryo man passes through the hunter stage of development.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)