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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Devon A. Mihesuah In response to white settlers' demands for tribal lands in the southeast, Congress passed the Indian Removal Act in 1830. The “Five Tribes”—Cherokees, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Muscogees (Creeks), and Seminoles—were then forced to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). Natives had access...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (4): 773–775.
Published: 01 October 2009
... on, the “political leverage afforded by the Indian population’s notable military capacity” (305) allowed them the opportunity “to secure ample tracts of land, defend communal territory from invasion by Spanish colonists, and, at least on one occasion, influence the removal and appointment of Spanish...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (2): 495–498.
Published: 01 April 2000
... two themes that also run through Harmon’s work. First, he highlights the 6061 Ethnohistory / 47:2 / sheet 219 of 234 permeable nature of reservation boundaries and the persistence of Indians among the non-Indian population of Washington Territory. Contrary...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 423–447.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of allotments for Choctaws remaining in Mississippi granted by the 1830 Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, a policy known as the “full-blood rule of evidence” legitimized their enrollment with the Choctaw Nation of Indian Territory following the Dawes Act. This paper analyzes how the Mississippi Choctaws...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 113–141.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Commission and the boy was enrolled as a “fullblood” Indian. This one union and the subsequent history of the family tell us a great deal about relations between Seminoles and freedmen in the Indian Territory and Oklahoma and about status and identity issues among individuals of mixed race within American...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 January 2019
... to each, to reveal that there were often multiple migrations and to link western migration (to locales such as Indian Territory) with overseas migrations to Canada, Mexico, and especially Africa. She pushes back the timeline for the “back to Africa” movement so that it begins not with Marcus Garvey...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., Kansas, and Nebraska. As he explains, this region became a main arena for Indian Removal and the establishment of Indian Territory. It is also a homeland for Pawnee, Iowa, Osage, and Lakota peoples. Bernstein addresses their role in the drawing of the West through close readings of individual maps...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 101–127.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Chris Arnett; Jesse Morin Abstract This article argues that the red-ocher paintings (pictographs) in Coast Salish Tsleil-Waututh territory in Indian Arm, British Columbia, were made around the time of contact in specific response to demographic collapse caused by smallpox. Tsleil-Waututh people...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (3): 519–540.
Published: 01 July 2016
.../181, “Mr. Coltman’s Mission to the Indian Territory,” fol. 37. 49 CO 42/181, fols. 37–38. 50 CO 42/181, fol. 15. 51 Ibid. 52 CO 42/181, fol. 100. 53 CO 42/181, fols. 107–8. 54 CO 42/181, fol. 119. Coltman agreed with the HBC that the “half-breeds” had colluded...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 391–392.
Published: 01 April 2019
... as a vicious, “uncivilized” outlaw who committed numerous crimes. Some authors have attempted to exonerate him, but Mihesuah explains that even these works suffer from a lack of proper sourcing. Thus, the true story of Ned Christie, set in the context of turbulent late-nineteenth-century Indian Territory, had...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (4): 581–603.
Published: 01 October 2013
... lands, the loss of nearly three mil- lion acres of territory to compensate for the Creek Indians’ exorbitant debts to English merchants and traders provoked not only concern and worry but also resentment and hatred. For the Cowetas, the Treaty of Augusta constituted a breaking point, particularly...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 129–156.
Published: 01 January 2018
... can be identified as Crow drawings, begging the question of why they are located here, so far from Crow country and in the heart of Historic Blackfeet tribal territory. Detailed ethnohistoric research shows that one aspect of Historic Plains Indian warfare was the leaving of such drawings as “calling...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 January 2015
... groups with the goal of opening schools in the nation, and after removal, they developed their own Cherokee-­directed education system in the Indian Territory. By producing a highly literate citizenry, these schools allowed Cherokee communities to “talk back” to Euro-­Americans in defense...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (1): 163–166.
Published: 01 January 2019
... work came out of Indian Claims work. Susan and Floyd Sharrock prepared “A History of the Cree Indian Territorial Expansion from the Hudson Bay Area to the Interior, Saskatchewan and Missouri Plains: An Ethnohistorical Account of Cree in Canada and the United States,” for docket 221B-191 of the Indian...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 154–155.
Published: 01 January 2017
... to join the Old Settler Traditionalists and the Treaty Party Progressives in their new “political homeland” in northeastern Indian Territory. In order to protect the lands and resources of their new homeland, the Cherokee Nation was now forced to deal with questions about place and identity. Where...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in Indian Territory held toward blacks.26 He was able to freely view them as brothers and cousins. The experiences of John Stewart in Ohio and George Bonga in Minne- sota further illustrated the differences between black and Indian relations in the Midwest and those in Indian Territory. In 1819...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2009
... from the Indian Territory—we can further diversify our understandings of not only how Native people navigated the public sphere but also how they did so in ways specific to the tribal nations from which they arose. With the exception of Ben Yagoda, whose coverage of Rogers’s life...
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Ethnohistory (2019) 66 (2): 389–390.
Published: 01 April 2019
... “theorizes(s) kinship as a primary political mechanism within the Cheyenne nation” (9). Challenging narratives that frame the Northern Cheyenne exodus from Indian Territory and the establishment of a reservation along the Tongue River as an outcome of men’s military prowess, or of leaders’ acceptance of new...
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Ethnohistory (2000) 47 (3-4): 635–667.
Published: 01 October 2000
... as political, religious, migratory, and trade strategies of resistance. These routes were used by the Warekena and the Baré Indians to resist the colonial and postcolonial encroachment on their ancestral territories during the eighteenth century. This article analyzes Kuwé Duwákalumi, or Kuwé teachings...
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Ethnohistory (2021) 68 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Ojibwemowin. Anakwad’s use of his People’s language expressed Ojibwe peoplehood and emphasized that state officials remained outsiders in sovereign Ojibwe territory. “The rules are when anything goes to be done here on the lakes all the Indians were to be consulted first,” Anakwad said. Situating treaties...