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== Important Web Sites  ==
 
== Important Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 14:17, 17 December 2009

 Culture Area: Southeastern United States

Linguistic Group: Muskhogean

Federal Status: Recognized

The Seminole tribe of Florida live on three reservations: Big Cypress, Brighton and Hollywood. 

Miccosukee Tribe live on the Miccosukee reservation or along the Tamiami Trail

History

Brief Timeline

1817:  Seminole War; American troops under General Andrew Jackson.  Jackson's victory led to Spain selling Florida to the United States. 

Februray 22, 1821: Florida became part of the United States.

September 6, 1823:  Treaty of Fort Moultrie, the tribe gave up 30 million acres of farmland and received .5 million acres in central Florida. 

May 9,1832: Treaty at Payne's landing; land cessions Indians to remove within three years.

March 28,1833:  Treaty of Fort Gibson Major Phagan to superintend removal (Indian Treaties 1778-1883 by Charles J. Kappler; page 203-207)

December 1835 - August 14, 1842 second Seminole war lead by Osceola

1835-1842: estimated 4,000 Seminole had been removed from Florida.  Those removed to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) became the Seminole Nation and one of the Five Civilized Tribes. 

A refugee band of Seminole negroes removed near the Rio Grande near Eagle pass, Texas.  

January 4, 1845

Brief History

Reservations

Additional References to the History of the Tribe

Tribal Headquarters

Records

Agency Records

  • Correspondence and Census
Tribe Agency Location of Originial Records

Pre-1880 Correspondence M234

RG 75 Rolls 962

 Roll Number

FHL Film Number

Post-1885 Census M595 RG 75 Rolls 693

 Roll Number

FHL Film Number
Seminole Seminole Agency,1824-76 Washington D.C. Rolls 799-87 -
Seminole Union Agency, 1875-80 Washington D.C. Rolls 864-77 -
Seminole, Florida Seminole Agency Dania, 1934-52 Atlanta - Rolls 486-87 581496-497

Enrollment:

Important Web Sites

References


Bibliography

  • Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 Available online.
  • Klein, Barry T., ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. WorldCat 317923332; FHL book 970.1 R259e.
  • Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. WorldCat 37475188; FHL book 970.1 G131g.
Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
  • Sturtevant, William C. Handbook of North American Indians. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– .
Volume 1 -- Not yet published
Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- WorldCat 234303751
Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- WorldCat 255572371
Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- WorldCat 19331914; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4.
Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- WorldCat 299653808; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5.
Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat 247493742; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6.
Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- WorldCat 247493311
Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 13240086; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8.
Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- WorldCat 26140053; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9.
Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- WorldCat 301504096; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10.
Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- WorldCat 256516416; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11.
Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- WorldCat 39401371; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12.
Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- WorldCat 48209643
Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- WorldCat 254277176
Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 356517503; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15.
Volume 16 -- Not yet published
Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- WorldCat 43957746
Volume 18 -- Not yet published
Volume 19 -- Not yet published
Volume 20 -- Not yet published