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Menawa a leader of the Red Sticks, visited Washington, D.C. in 1826 to protest the Treaty of Indian Springs. Painted by Charles Bird King


Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Muscogee Creek Nation
Hwy 75 & Loop 56 / P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Phone: 918-732-7600 or 800-482-1979
Website

Population: 1984: 50,000 enrollment. [1]

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Tribally owned 5,943.34 acres. Allotted land: 137,437.64 acres. [2]

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

  • The Muscogee (Creek) Nation 1974 Constitution continued the 1867 constitutional organization of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the government, with distinct separation of power among the three.
  • Muscogee (Creek)Nation Official Website
  • Muscogee (Creek) Wikipedia

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2 page 231
  2. Indian Reservations A State and Federal Handbook. Compiled by The Confederation of American Indians, New York, N.Y. McFarland and Co. Inc., Jefferson, North Carolina, c. 1986. FHL book 970.1 In2 page 230

Bibliography[edit | edit source]