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Native Decolonial Resistance to Removal

Jason Edward Black

in American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461961
eISBN:
9781626744899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461961.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter Three explores the ways that Native communities contributed to the removal debate and responded to the governmental and Native identities it helped construct. American Indians were able to ... More


“Chahta Siyah Ókih”: Ethnicity in the Oral Tradition of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

Tom Mould

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Choctaw’s use of storytelling and types of stories to maintain a distinct identity in a black-white world. It describes the major narrative genres—origin myths, prophecies, ... More


Introduction

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the formation of tribal confederacies; the sources of information about Mississippi’s American Indians; the terms used throughout the book; the ... More


. 1540–1684: Early European Contact

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter sketches the record of early European contact with the native people of the Mississippi region, from intermittent Spanish exploration along the Gulf Coast in the early sixteenth century ... More


. 1716–1762: The Deerskin Trade and Client Warfare

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers the rise of the deerskin trade and more than forty years of bitter client warfare among the Mississippi tribes. The period saw the privatization of France’s colonial venture and ... More


. 1763–1800: Cultural Survival and Emigration

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter covers the final decades of the eighteenth century. The departure of the French from the area after the Treaty of Paris compelled Mississippi’s tribal groups in opposition to the English ... More


. 1801–1837: Treaties and Removal

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the sequence of treaties spanning less than forty years, through which commissioners such as Thomas Hinds and Andrew Jackson employed bribery and threats to coerce the Choctaws ... More


Epilogue

James F. Barnett

in Mississippi's American Indians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032455
eISBN:
9781617032462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032455.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the fate of the Choctaws and Chicksaws after removal. It covers the period between the mid-1800s all the way through to the twenty-first century. The Chocktaws who stayed in ... More


The Seminole Family Camp

Ormond H. Loomis

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The chickee, the traditional Seminole Indian building, is a classic example of a traditional Florida building type. A part of Seminole life for a long time, it provides an environment for the ... More


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