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    Seminole Tribe

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    The Seminole Tribe The Seminoles are a very well established Native American tribe. They’re located in Florida and Oklahoma. Some people believe that the name Seminole might come from the word Simanoli which is what the Creeks used to call themselves. They have great connections with the land, interesting food, architecture, religion, government and leaders. The Seminole tribe are descendants of the Creek tribe. The Creeks spoke two languages, Muskogee and Miccosukee. Miccosukee is a related

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    The Seminole

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    The Seminole "As the United States is a nation made up of people from many nations, so the Seminole is a tribe made up of Indians from many tribes."  (Garbarino 13)  The Seminole are the indigenous people living in southeastern America.  They lived in what is now Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi.  The Seminole had a Muskogean language of the Hokan-Siouan stock. (Bookshelf)  The Indian tribes found in the southeast were the Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee

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    Seminole Patchwork

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    Seminole Patchwork “Cross” or “sacred fire”, “arrow”, “zigzag”, “bird”, “wave”, “mountains” and “diamondback rattlesnake” all have something in common. What do all of these names have in common? They are all names of Seminole patchwork designs. What exactly is patchworking? It can be defined as the process of sewing pieces of solid colored cloth together to make long rows of designs, which are then joined horizontally to other bands of cloth to form a garment (Downs, 1995, 88). This Native

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    Seminole Indians

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    Seminole Indians Effects on European Settlers and The United States. Timeline of Seminole History 1528-Spain lands in Florida for first time (Cabeza de Vaca), 1817-First Seminole War. 1819-Spain cedes Florida to the United States. 1832-Second Seminole War begins. 1835-Osceola is captured by Andrew Jackson. 1838-Osceola dies in Federal Prison. 1842-Second Seminole War ends. 1845-Third Seminole War. 1907-Oklahoma Enters the union with most of the residents from the southeast part of The

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    The Plight of the Black Seminoles

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    The Plight of the Black Seminoles Scattered throughout the Southwest and into Northern Mexico, descendants of the Black Seminoles and Maroons are living in this modern world today. Over one hundred years ago, the U.S. government seemed determined to systematically eliminate the Native Americans and manipulate the descendants of the Black slaves. That imperialistic attitude allowed the policies of the U.S. government to treat groups of people with less respect and concern than they treated their

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    The primary cause of the Seminole War was the instability of Florida following the War of 1812. The Spanish were unable to prevent black slaves running away from Georgia and joining the Seminole tribe in Florida. The slaves who escaped and joined the Seminoles became known as the “Black Seminoles.” The Black Seminoles angered the Americans and they feared they would encourage more slaves to run away and join their forces. Further, the Creeks who had lost their land following the War of 1812 also

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    Trail Of Tears

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    States, with an elected principal chief, a senate, and a house of representatives. Because of this system, the Cherokee were included as one of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes. The other four tribes were the Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and the Seminoles. In 1832 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Georgia legislation was unconstitutional; federal authorities, following Jackson’s policy of Native American removal, ignored the decision. About five hundred leading Cherokee agreed

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    mostly settled in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois in the North whereas Alabama and Mississippi in the south (Zinn). As the white expanded into lower South it became problem for them as it was home to Indian tribes Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole. The white settlers wanted to grow cotton and also the government thought the land would be very suitable for agriculture and farming. During that time Thomas Jefferson began the President of the Unites States and he made treaties with the Chickasaw

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    A Look into Tailgating

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    their own special ways. My back was facing the Stone building, which is right on the edge of campus. The RV on my right has a garnet flag hanging on the back window with FSU sewn on in gold letters. The RV to my left chose a white a flag with the Seminole emblem, it was hanging from the over hang. People honk as they pass. Strands of my hair blow softly across my face in the cool breeze, and getting into my eyes occasionally. There are so many questions race through my mind as stare at the crowd in

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    What is an American

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    Polish, Russian or Greek. An American may also be Canadian, Mexican, African, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Australian, Iranian, Asian, or Arab, or Pakistani, or Afghan. An American may also be a Cherokee, Osage, Blackfoot, Navaho, Apache, Seminole or one of the many other tribes known as native Americans. An American is Christian, or he could be Jewish, or Buddhist, or Muslim. In fact, there are more Muslims in America than in Afghanistan. The only difference is that in America they are free

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