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The Making of the Incompetent Indian

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the impact of legislative efforts to protect the landed estate of Indians. Members of Congress trying to protect the remaining landed estate of Indians followed a twisted ... More


Adapting

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on Stan and Tinna Gibson and the forty acres of land they bought from Dennis and Bertha Sixkiller for $485. Over the next few years, the Gibsons built a three-room house and a ... More


The Invincible Marshal’s Oppression

Daniel R. Maher

in Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The frontier complex reinforces color-blind racism and neoliberal ideologies by silencing the complexity of race in Indian Territory, and by subverting the history of Bass Reeves, a nineteenth ... More


“It is negroes that we are killing now”: The Graysons' Civil War

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Civil War, many Creek Indians (as well as other members of the Five Civilized Tribes) joined the Confederacy. This chapter follows the fate of the Graysons as some family members went ... More


Natives and Interlopers

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the relations of the southern Indian tribes and the white settlers. Although their relations were generally peaceful in the first decade of the nineteenth century, it was ... More


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


The Recognition of Women in Oklahoma History

Linda Williams Reese

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter recounts a journey in academic scholarship and the significance of the Prelinger Award in providing time and resources to research, travel to archives, and to write multicultural women’s ... More


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