The Choctaw Freedmen

and The Story of Oak Hill Industrial Academy

Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,950 / 359 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 569
Added to site: 2007.11.05
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Including the early History of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indian Territorythe Presbytery of Kiamichi, Synod of Canadian, and the Biblein the Free Schools of the American Colonies, butsuppressed in France, previous to theAmerican and French Revolutions

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rokee, 101,754; Creek, 40,674; Seminole, 3,786.

The Osage Indians were early driven to the valley of the Arkansas river. They were conveyed to their reservation west of that river, in the north part of Indian Territory, in 1870. The supplies of oil and other minerals found upon their reservation have caused some of the members of this nation to be reputed as quite wealthy.

Other tribes that were located on small reservations in the northeast part of the Territory were the Modocs, Ottawas, Peorias, Quapaws, Senecas, Shawnees and Wyandottes.

During this early period the Union Indian agency established its headquarters at Muskogee, and it became and continued to be their principal city, during the period of their tribal government.

OPENING OF INDIAN TERRITORY

On April 22, 1889, 2,000,000 acres of the Creek and Seminole lands were opened to white settlers, and there occurred an ever memorable rush for lands and a race for homes. An area as large as the state of Maryland was sett

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