Arrell M. Gibson's The Chickasaws (The Civilization of the American Indian PDF

By Arrell M. Gibson

For 350 years the Chickasaws-one of the 5 Civilized Tribes-made a sustained attempt to maintain their tribal associations and independence within the face of accelerating encroachments through white males. this can be the 1st book-length account in their valiant-but doomed-struggle.

Against an ethnohistorical history, the writer relates the tale of the Chickasaws from their first recorded contacts with Europeans within the reduce Mississippi Valley in 1540 to ultimate dissolution of the Chickasaw state in 1906. integrated are the years of alliance with the British, the dealings with the american citizens, and the inevitable elimination to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) in 1837 stressed from settlers in Mississippi and Alabama. one of the major occasions in Chickasaw historical past have been the tribe’s strangely robust alliance with the South through the Civil conflict and the federal activities thereafter which finally led to the absorption of the Chickasaw state into the rising kingdom of Oklahoma.


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