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Trail of Tears Map. (The forced relocation of Native Americans from the Southern United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830).

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The Five Civilized Tribes were the five Native American nations—the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole—that were considered civilized by Anglo-European settlers during the colonial and early federal period because they adopted many of the colonists' customs and had generally good relations with their neighbors.

Being "civilized" didn't help. Biddy Craft/"The Five Civilized Tribes (Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act and what was to become the Trail of Tears on May

Wa-kee (aka Rebecca Tickaneesky, aka Rebecca-Smith-Neugin) - Cherokee - before 1932 {Note: Rebecca's father was known as Big Tickaneesky, but was also said to use the last name of Ketcher. Rebecca first married John Smith, and later re-married Bark Neugin (aka Bark Nugen). She can be found on some Census lists as Becca Nugen or Becky Nugen. When she died in Hulbert, Oklahoma in 1932, it was said that she was one of the last remaining survivors of the Trail of Tears.}

Wa-kee (aka Rebecca Tickaneesky, aka Rebecca-Smith-Neugin) - Cherokee - before 1932 {Note: When she died in Hulbert, Oklahoma in it was said that she was one of the last remaining survivors of the Trail of Tears.

Little Apache girl

Native American prisoners of war 1886 - 1914 ~ Chiricahua Apache girl in a puberty dress, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Maude Sixkiller - Cherokee - 1886

Maude Sixkiller - Cherokee - 1886 This is an example of how the Government forced ALL Native Americans to attend "white" schools and dress in "white" clothes.

Cherokee Teepee

Edna Kash-Kash in front of her reed-mat tepee at the Umatilla Reservation. Her dress appears to be Cayuse, another tribe that was relocated to Umatilla.

Difference Between Cherokee Indians & Other Indian Tribes

Citizens of the Cherokee Nation dressed in traditional clothing. From left, Noel Grayson, Daimian Beaver, Olivia Beaver, Colleen Jumper Daugherty and Gabrial Beaver. (Photo courtesy of the Cherokee Nation /National Museum of the American Indian)

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