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The Beginnings of the Creek Trail of Tears __ "TODAY, on a hilltop near Fort Mitchell, Russell County, Alabama, stands a MEMORIAL to the Creek Indians who lived in the Chattahoochee Valley area until their forced removal in the mid-nineteenth century." Learn about the monument and the history it represents. - From bama.ua.edu - http://web.archive.org/web/20010918050347/bama.ua.edu/~rdobson/family/CreekMem.htm

1832 Creek Census ___"By a treaty of March 24, 1832, the Creek Indians ceded to the United States all of their land east of the Mississippi River. Heads of families were entitled to tracts of land, which, if possible, were to include their improvements. In 1833 Benjamin S. Parsons and Thomas J. Abbott prepared a census of Creek Indian heads of families, which gave their names and the number of males, females, and slaves in each family. The entries were arranged by town and numbered; these numbers were used for identification in later records. This census is only a partial depiction of the 1832 Creek Census." Information is categorized by pages for 16 towns. - Text only - From AccessGenealogy - http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/1832creek/

Creek Indian Researcher - records and links __ You will find many, many resources about the Creek Indians. Don't bother with the page. If you go there you will have no need to come back here. - From rootsweb.com - http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~texlance/main.htm

Creek Indian Tribe __ "Creek, A confederacy forming the largest division of the Muskhogean family. They received their name form the English on account of the numerous streams in their country."  A brief history and culture overview. - From accessgenealogy.com - http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/creek/creekhist.htm 

Creek Indians __ Summary of the Muskogee Indians, their culture and history. - From Minnesota State University - http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/northamerica/creek_indians.html 

The Creek Nation ___Access a history of the Creek Nation in Georgia and a list of the tribes within the Creek Confederacy. - Text only - From Golden Ink - http://www.ngeorgia.com/history/creek.html  



Creek Nation Genealogy - Muscogee Nation Indian Territory ___Researchers of Creek genealogy in Oklahoma will appreciate the extensive information provided on this website. Students will find the background history useful, too. - Illustrated - From Darren McCathern - http://www.genealogynation.com/creek/  

Creek people __ "The Creek are an American Indian people originally from the southeastern United States, also known by their original name Muscogee ( or Muskogee ), the name they use to identify themselves today." An encyclopedic article with links to related subjects. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creek_people

Facts for Kids: Creek Indians (Muscogee Creeks) __ Information about the Creek Indians for students and teachers. Facts about Creek Indian food, clothing, houses, villages, art and crafts, weapons and tools and even more. - From Native Languages of the Americas - http://www.geocities.com/bigorrin/creek_kids.htm 



History of the Creek Indians in Georgia __ You will find the history of the Creek ( Muskogee ) divided into three click-to-read sections. - From ourgeorgiahistory.com - http://ourgeorgiahistory.com/indians/Creek/index.html 

History of the Creek Nation ___This is a history "prior to 1828, while they were still in Georgia." Click on the underlined text to get further information about the topic at hand. - 1 image - From Golden Ink - http://www.ngeorgia.com/history/creekhistory.html 

Horseshoe Bend - Creek War ___The battle of Horseshoe Bend spelled the end for the Red Sticks. Read about it here. - A few images - From the National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/hobe/home/creekwar.htm

Indian Sketches by John Trumbull __ "John Trumbull (1756-1843) sketched the four Creeks shown ... in July 1790 in New York City. They were there as part of a delegation to negotiate a treaty with the United States." - illustrated - From rhus.com - http://www.rhus.com/port.html 



Mary Musgrove, Queen of the Creek __ This Creek woman and her first husband sold James Oglethorpe the first Georgia land. She returned years later and tried to lead a revolt against the colony. A biographical sketch. - From ngeorgia.com - http://ngeorgia.com/people/musgrove.html

Muscogee (Creek) __ "The Muscogee (or Muskogee), also known as the Creek or Creeks, are a Native American people traditionally from the southeastern United States."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscogee_%28Creek%29

Muscogee (Creek) Nation __ Official website of the Muscogee Creek Nation.  Jam-packed with all kinds of information. - illustrated - From muscogeenation-nsn.gov - http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov/  

Poarch Band of Creek Indians __ Learn about the only Federally recognized Indian band to still live in Alabama. - illustrated - From poarchcreekindians-nsn.gov - http://www.poarchcreekindians-nsn.gov/xhtml/index.htm 

The War of 1812: The Creeks ___From this article you can learn about the events leading up to the Creek Civil War. Click on 'continue' at the bottom to access page two which discusses the rout of the Red Sticks by Andrew Jackson's forces and his Indian allies. - Text only - From Galafilm - http://www.galafilm.com/1812/e/people/creeks.html 

 

 

 

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