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Indian territory land was given away in the Great American Land Rush when the area moved to U.S. Statehood (Oklahoma) ---> I think i don't like this anything.... 	extermination, like always on history, and we never learn. And the Spnish the first, but I don't understand that some people, today, still fell self-satisfaction about this.

Indian territory land was given away in the Great American Land Rush when the area moved to U. Statehood (Oklahoma) ---> I don't understand hhowsome people, today, they still feel good about their history?

Kiowa Boys, photographed at Fort Sill, Indian Territory, 1890 by H. P. Robinson. Part of the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection. Series 4: Texas Locations and People.

Previous Pinner captain reads: "Kiowa Boys, photographed at Fort Sill, Indian Territory, 1890 by H. Part of the Lawrence T. Series Texas Locations and People.

Indian Territory  (05-23-13 JFB: Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, the year both of my grandmothers were born.)

Indian Territory JFB: Oklahoma did not become a state until the year both of my grandmothers were born.

Vintage Cowboy Trails Map with Indian Territories - Original 1950 children's illustration print

Vintage Cowboy Country Map - DIGITAL IMAGE DOWNLOAD - 1950s Map of Cowboy Trails & Indian Territories Wild Wild West Children's Illustration

Vintage Cowboy Trails Map with Indian Territories - Original 1950 children's illustration print. I'm a sucker for maps.

Delegates from 34 tribes in front of Creek Council house, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), ca. 1880

Delegates from 34 tribes in front of Creek Council house, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), ca. If I'm not mistaken the Council Oaks tree is to the right in this photo, it still stands today in Tulsa.

Indian Territory US Marshall's

After five years on the run, Ned Christie was shot down by 16 posse members, including these deputy U. marshals: Charles Copeland and G. “Cap” White (front row, from left); Bill Smith, Bill Ellis and Paden Tolbert (back row).

Cherokee Indians Territory

1830 Indian Territory Map The Cherokee people's ancestors have been in the Georgia Area since .

The Oklahoma Historical Society and the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s Office has partnered to digitize and index Oklahoma and Indian Territories incorporation records.

Found my great grandfather (Cherokee), great grandmother (Cherokee) and great great grandfather (full Choctaw) all registered Indians. I'm Choctaw & Cherokee.

JESSE CHISHOLM... bi-racial  Cherokee trader, founded the route across Indian Territory into Kansas that became a famous cattle trail, the Chisholm Trail. These trail-rides came up from Texas through Oklahoma, Shackelford men saw and talked about them all the time.

Jesse Chisholm, half-breed Cherokee trader who founded the route across Indian Territory into Kansas that became a famous cattle trail, the Chisholm Trail. (my great grandfather drove his cattle North along the Chisholm Trail from Yoakum, Texas)

SPENCE JOHNSON was born free, a member of the Choctaw Nation, in the Indian Territory, in the 1850's.  "Marse Riley Surratt had a big plantation, Mammy cooked for 'em.  When Marse Riley bought her, she couldn' speak nothin' but de Choctaw words.  I was a baby when us lef' de Choctaw country. My sister looked like a full blood Choctaw Indian and she could pass for a real full blood Indian. Mammy's folks was all Choctaw Indians."  ca. 1936-1938 Federal Writers Project

Spence Johnson was born free, a member of the Choctaw Nation, in the Indian Territory, in the

An American-Indian Posing Outdoors, Indian Territory, Oklahoma

2009 Top One Hundred Countdown # An American-Indian Posing Outdoors, Indian Territory, Oklahoma, by Irwin and Mankins

The "Trail of Tears". In 1837, the "Indian Removal Policy" began, to implement the act of Congress, signed by the President who said "that the only good Indian is a dead Indian", Andrew Jackson in 1830. The forced march, consisted of about twenty Native American tribes that included "Five Civilized Tribes" (Creek, Choctaw, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Seminole). They were pushed into "Indian Territory" (which later became Oklahoma).

NATIVE INDIAN CHIEFS 1865 When you have two groups of people with complete opposite ideas you bound to have a confrontation.