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About the Chickasaw Indians __ "The Chickasaw Nation wa a semi-nomadic people who patrolled their own territory while raiding and claiming territories north of theirs. They were considered a mixed tribe and called "the breeds" by Europeans, as the Chickasaw absorbed remnants of conquered tribes."  A general overview. - From ehow.com - http://www.ehow.com/about_4569585_the-chickasaw-indians.html

Chickasaw ___Information about location and population lead of this excellent page which also provides a very good culture section and a lengthy tribal history. - Text only - From Lee Sultzman - http://www.tolatsga.org/chick.html

Chickasaw __ "In the 18th century the Chickasaw got involved in the struggles between the British and French. They took sides with the British against the French and Choctaw. In the 1830's they were removed with force to Indian Territory that is now known as Oklahoma."  An introductory look at the tribe. - From mnsu.edu - http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/northamerica/chickasaw.html  

Chickasaw ___A concise encyclopedic entry about the Chickasaw people. - Text only - From MSN Encarta - http://www.angelfire.com/realm/shades/nativeamericans/chickasaw.htm

Chickasaw __ "The Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma is the 13th largest federally recognized tribe in the United States. They are related to the Choctaw and share a common history with them. The Chickasaw are divided in two groups: the Impsaktea and the Intcutwalipa."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chickasaw  

Chickasaw Area Indian Nation 1895___This is huge map which shows Chickasaw lands in 1895. The relevant area is highlighted in yellow. - Illustrated -  From the 1895 U.S. Atlas - http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/INNA/County/chickasaw.htm 

Chickasaw Courts ___An interesting article full of information about the court system, law and punishment in the Chickasaw Nation in the 1800s. There is also a list of annual salaries by profession.- Illustrated - By Czarina C. Conlan from an interview with Judge John H. Mashburn, November 18th, 1926 - http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/v005/v005p400.html 

 

The Chickasaw and Their Cessions ___"The main purpose here is to consider the Chickasaw's loss of their Tennessee land. Yet, because the Chickasaw and their Cessions did not occur in a vacuum, it is reasonable to also consider here some Cherokee Cessions, Tennessee laws, Federal laws, and Chickasaw history." - Illustrated - From Frederick Smoot, 1996 - http://www.tngenweb.org/tnfirst/chicksaw/    

Chickasaw Historical Research Page ___Dozens of letters and court transcripts, the transcript of an 1841 oral history, census rolls and many other documents. - Text only - From Kerry M. Armstrong - http://www.chickasawhistory.com

Chickasaw Nation ITGenWeb ___Links to several pages dealing with the history of the Chickasaw people in Oklahoma, with a focus on genealogy. - Illustrated - From OK GenWeb - http://www.rootsweb.com/~itchicka/ 

Chickasaw Past01 ___A news story about archaeological investigations into the Chickasaw's past. - Text only - From Mississippi State University - http://www.ur.msstate.edu/news/stories/2001/chickasaw.asp

The Chickasaw People __ "The Chickasaw Indians were a tribe of great hunters and warriors whose towns were located near the headwaters of the Tombigbee River in northeastern Mississippi, but who ranged far and wide over the whole Mississippi valley region. The Chickasaw, along with the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek and Seminole, were one of the five Civilized Tribes which were removed to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) in the 1830's. "  A general overview. - From utm.edu - http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/departments/special_collections/wc_hist/chksaw.htm  

 

The Chickasaw Wars ___An account of the conflict between the Chickasaw Nation (who were allied with the British) and the French. Let me give away the ending -- the Chickasaw were the victors.- Text only - From Robert Fester - http://members.tripod.com/~RFester/chic.html

Chickasaws: The Unconquerable People | Mississippi History Now __ "The Chickasaw Indians were Mississippi’s second largest Indian group after the Choctaws."  A good overview and a good bibliography. - From mshistory.k12.ms.us - http://mshistory.k12.ms.us/articles/8/chickasaws-the-unconquerable-people

The Eloquent Protest of the Chickasaw Freedmen ___"Written in 1882 this piece is one of the most eloquent documents, written by Freedmen leaders King Blue, and Isaac Alexander. They made an appeal in the form of a document called a Memorial of the Chickasaw Freedmen. In this document their plight, and their plead for assistance from the United States is felt by the reader. It is produced on this page in its entirety." - Text only -  From the African-Native American History & Genealogy Webpage - http://www.african-nativeamerican.com/chickmem.htm 

 

Information on the Chickasaw Indian Tribe's History ___"Learn about the history, culture, way of life and present situation of the Chickasaw Indian tribe." - Text only - From PageWise, Inc - http://wywy.essortment.com/chickasawindian_rjoj.htm

The Legend of Reelfoot Lake __ "At the beginning of the 19th Century legend says that a tribe of the Chickasaws was ruled by a mightly Chief. His heart was heavy for his son had been born with a deformed foot. As the boy grew and developed normally, his walk was different from all the other Indians. He walked and ran with a rolling motion so his people called him Kalopin, meaning Reelfoot." Learn the legend of the lake. - From ecsis.net - http://www.ecsis.net/dsv/lakecounty/reelfoot/legend.html

Mississippi Band of Chickasaw Indians __ General information about this band of Chickasaw. - From mewo.tripod.com - http://mewo.tripod.com/  

Welcome to the Chickasaw Nation ___There is seemingly no end to the information provided on this comprehensive website. Topics include the arts, culture, history, current issues and tribal government. - Illustrated - From the Chickasaw Nation - http://www.chickasaw.net/ 

 

 

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