Cherokee Nation (19th century)
The Cherokee Nation (ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, pronounced Tsalagihi Ayeli) of the 19th century was a legal, autonomous, tribal government in North America recognized from 1794 to 1907. Often referred to simply as "...
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Indian Territory
As generic terms, Indian Territory, the Indian Territories, or Indian country describe an evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of the indigenous peoples of t...
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Indian Territory in the American Civil War
During the American Civil War, Indian Territory occupied what is now the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It served as an unorganized region set aside for Native American tribes of the Southeastern United Stat...
Oklahoma Territory
97°00′W / 35.4°N 97°W / 35.4; -97The Territory of Oklahoma was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 2, 1890, until November 16, 1907,...
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Land Run of 1892
The Land Run of 1892 was the opening of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation to settlement in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. One of seven in Oklahoma, it occurred on April 19, 1892, and opened up land that w...
Horace Speed
Horace Speed (January 25, 1852 – December 28, 1924) was an Oklahoma pioneer and the first United States District Attorney for Oklahoma Territory.Speed was born in Nelson County, Kentucky, and wa...
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Pushmataha County, Sequoyah
Pushmataha County was a proposed political subdivision created by the Sequoyah Constitutional Convention. The convention, meeting in Muskogee, Indian Territory in 1905, established the political and a...
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Fort Washita
Fort Washita is the former United States military post and National Historic Landmark located in Durant, Oklahoma on SH 199. Established in 1842 by General (later President) Zachary Taylor to protect...
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Grayson, Oklahoma
Grayson is a town in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census, an increase of 18.7 percent from 134 at the 2000 census.
Grayson was originally named Wild...
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Oklahoma Enabling Act
The Enabling Act of 1906, in its first part, empowered the people residing in Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory to elect delegates to a state constitutional convention and subsequently to be adm...
Reconstruction Treaties
On the eve of the American Civil War in 1861, a significant number of Indigenous peoples of the Americas had been relocated from the Southeastern United States to Indian Territory, west of the Mississ...
Battle of Claremore Mound
The Battle of Claremore Mound, also known as the Battle of the Strawberry Moon or the Claremore Mound Massacre, was one of the chief battles of the war between the Osage and Cherokee Indians. It occur...
Choctaw Trail of Tears
The Choctaw Trail of Tears was the relocation of the Choctaw Nation from their country referred to now as the Deep South (Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana) to lands west of the Mississipp...
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Goingsnake Massacre
The Goingsnake Massacre was a shootout that occurred during a trial in the Cherokee court system on April 15, 1872, in the Goingsnake District of the Cherokee Nation. Ezekial "Zeke" Proctor was being ...
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Lovely County, Arkansas Territory
Lovely County was a county that existed from October 31, 1827 to 1828 in the Arkansas Territory.It included all or part of present-day Benton, Washington and Crawford Counties in Arkansas and all or p...
Jesse Bushyhead
The Reverend Jesse Bushyhead (1804–1844) was a Cherokee religious and political leader. He was born near the present-day town of Cleveland, Tennessee. His Cherokee name was Unaduti. As a young man, h...
Antelope Hills Expedition
The Antelope Hills expedition was a campaign from January 1858 to May 1858 by the Texas Rangers and members of other allied native American tribes against Comanche and Kiowa villages in the Comancheri...
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Langston, Oklahoma
Langston is a town in Logan County, Oklahoma, United States, and is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,724 at the 2010 census, an increase of 3.2 percent fro...
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Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears commonly refers to a series of forced relocations of Native American nations in the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included members of the Chero...
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Goingsnake
Goingsnake (also spelled Going Snake; in Cherokee, I-na-du-na-i) was a respected warrior, gifted orator, and prominent political leader of the Cherokee Nation. He was born in 1758 in the vicinity of ...
Land Run of 1893
The Land Run of 1893, also known as the Cherokee Strip Land Run, marked the opening to settlement of the Cherokee Outlet, in what would become the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The run began at noon on Sep...
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Redbird, Oklahoma
Redbird is a town in Wagoner County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 137 at the 2010 census, a 10.5 percent decline from 153 at the 2000 census. Founded at the turn of the 20th century, i...
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Dalton Gang
The Dalton Gang was a group of outlaws in the American Old West during 1890–1892. It was also known as The Dalton Brothers because three of its members were brothers; it should however be noted that n...
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Nashoba County, Indian Territory
Nashoba County was a political subdivision of the Choctaw Nation in the Indian Territory. The county formed part of the nation’s Apukshunnubbee District, or Second District, one of three administrati...