By Muriel H. Wright
Greater than a century and a part in the past Oklahoma was once selected to develop into the house of the pink guy within the usa. this day, sixty-seven tribes as generally divergent because the 5 Civilized Tribes from the Southeast, the Plains tribes from the West, the Seneca from Ohio, and the indigenous Osage live inside its barriers. extra Indian tribes have retained their personality and id in Oklahoma than in the other kingdom of the Union. even as, the yank Indian in Oklahoma is very revered colleague of his white modern in enterprise, the professions, paintings, song, and in another stroll of existence. it really is major that there are not any reservations within the kingdom. lots of the Indians are glossy american citizens in customs, conduct, and get dressed and feature a similar way of life as the other citizen of the country. Nowhere else within the usa are available one of these mixing of the blood and the civilization of the Anglo-American and the yankee Indian. This consultant to the Indian Tribes of Oklahoma lists alphabetically the tribes in the country- twenty-nine of that have retained their tribal id within the jurisdiction of many of the Indian organizations, and thirty-eight small tribes and fragments of tribes not well-known individually. No related paintings has been issued considering the fact that Frederick Webb Hodge's instruction manual of yankee Indians North of Mexico was once released in volumes in 1910 and 1911. the current encyclopedic therapy of the topic of Oklahoma indians give you the following info for many tribes: starting place of the tribal identify, linguistic inventory, actual features, current place, numbers, background, govt and association, modern lifestyles and tradition, and ceremonials and public dances. additionally, there's a checklist of instructed studying referring to every one tribe. quantity 33 within the Civilizations of the yank Indian sequence
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Young men and, later, young women of ability and promise, after completing their work in these schools, were sent to schools and colleges in the East at the expense of the Indian governments, returning home in many instances trained as artisans or as teachers, preachers, lawyers, and physicians. The laws, newspapers, and books were published on printing presses in the nations, both in the Indian languages and in English. Substantial dwellings, from log cabins to handsome residences, were scattered throughout the country; individually owned herds of livestock fed on the open range; plantations were fenced and operated by some of the wealthy Indian citizens who were owners of Negro slaves.
Some of the outstanding leaders in business and professional life as well as officials of the state have been and are of Indian descent. Indian children attend the public schools under the general classification of "white children" by the Oklahoma constitution, and many Indian men and women are among the graduates of the state's institutions of higher learning. There are no Indian reservations in Oklahoma like those found in some states to the west and north. All tribal lands were allotted in severalty by provisions of the Dawes Act of 1887 and other, later, Congressional acts.
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A Guide to the Indian Tribes of Oklahoma (Civilization of the American Indian) by Muriel H. Wright