Muriel H. Wright's A Guide to the Indian Tribes of Oklahoma (Civilization of PDF

By Muriel H. Wright

Greater than a century and a part in the past Oklahoma used to be selected to turn into the house of the crimson guy within the usa. at the present time, sixty-seven tribes as largely divergent because the 5 Civilized Tribes from the Southeast, the Plains tribes from the West, the Seneca from Ohio, and the indigenous Osage stay inside its barriers. extra Indian tribes have retained their personality and id in Oklahoma than in the other country of the Union. even as, the yankee Indian in Oklahoma is extremely revered colleague of his white modern in company, the professions, paintings, tune, and in some other stroll of existence. it truly is major that there are not any reservations within the nation. lots of the Indians are smooth american citizens in customs, conduct, and get dressed and feature an identical way of life as the other citizen of the nation. Nowhere else within the usa are available this type of mixing of the blood and the civilization of the Anglo-American and the yankee Indian. This advisor to the Indian Tribes of Oklahoma lists alphabetically the tribes in the nation- twenty-nine of that have retained their tribal identification within the jurisdiction of many of the Indian enterprises, and thirty-eight small tribes and fragments of tribes now not famous individually. No related paintings has been issued considering the fact that Frederick Webb Hodge's instruction manual of yankee Indians North of Mexico was once released in volumes in 1910 and 1911. the current encyclopedic therapy of the topic of Oklahoma indians give you the following info for many tribes: beginning of the tribal identify, linguistic inventory, actual features, current situation, numbers, heritage, executive and association, modern existence and tradition, and ceremonials and public dances. furthermore, there's a record of urged examining relating each one tribe. quantity 33 within the Civilizations of the yank Indian sequence

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The Continental Congress provided for control of Indian affairs by passing an act on July 12, 1775, which divided the Indian country into departments or geographical divisionsNorthern, Middle, and Southern. Commissioners were appointed for each department to treat with the Indian tribes, preserve peace and friendship, and watch British movements and intrigue. Under this organization, the first treaty made by the United States government was with the Delaware at Fort Pitt in 1778. At the close of the war, because conditions necessitated further control of the Indian tribes, the Articles of Confederation gave Congress exclusive power and Page 10 jurisdiction over Indian affairs.

Exendine of the Delaware, Mr. McKinley Eagle of the Ponca, Mr. Robert Goombi of the Kiowa, Mr. John Haddon of the Kichai, Mr. Claude Hayman of the Modoc, the late Chief William Durant of the Choctaw Nation, Miss Lillian B. Mathews and Mr. George V. Labadie of the Osage Nation, Governor Floyd E. Maytubby of the Chickasaw Nation, the late Chief J. Bartley Milam and Rev. Eli Pumpkin of the Cherokee Nation, Mr. George H. Roberts of the Pawnee, Mr. Jesse Row- Page xiii lodge of the Cheyenne, Mr. Carl Sweezey of the Arapaho, the late Chief Don Whistler of the Sac (Sauk) and Fox, Mrs.

Roberts, director of the Muskogee Area Office; Mr. William W. Head, director of the Anadarko Area Office; Mr. Royal B. Hassrick, curator of the Southern Plains Indian Museum, Anadarko; Mr. T. B. Hall, superintendent of the Osage Agency; Mr. A. B. Caldwell, educationist, Five Civilized Tribes Agency, Muskogee; Mr. John L. Johnson, district agent, Pawnee Subagency; Mr. H. A. Andrews, agent, Quapaw Subagency, Miami; Miss Eva Lewers, principal, Eufaula Boarding School, Eufaula; and Mrs. Leila Black, principal, Wheelock Academy, Millerton.

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