Civilization of the American Indian series ; v. 8. American Indian law collection.
Formatted Contents Note
Book 1. Choctaw. Problems of a new home Schools and missionaries Signs of Improvement Institutions take form Threat of civil disorder Book 2. Chickasaw. Chickasaw description Difficulties with wild Indians Union with Choctaw dissolved Relations with the military Book 3. Creek. Victims of contractors Efforts to unite the tribe Hostility to the missionaries Progress notes Accounts by observers Laws and customs Book 4. Seminole. Contemporary descriptions Oppose union with Creeks Emigration resumed Intrigues of Wild Cat Justice to the Indians Book 5. Cherokee. Readjustment The act of union John Howard Payne's description Civil disorders The treaty of 1846 Advancement Cherokee people at home Sequoyah and his alphabet The cold water army Gossip from the Cherokee advocate Approaching the Civil war Reconstruction achieved.
The five civilized tribes, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, Seminole, and Cherokee are reviewed in-depth in five individual sections of the book. Each tribe and its territory is depicted in the map of Indian Territory, 1842.
"The present volume takes up the narrative where Advancing the frontier left it."--Introductory note.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-431).
Source of Description
Description based on print version record.