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Socially, the Chickasaw had 7 to 15 totemic, matrilineal, exogamic clans meaning that clan membership was determined by the mother and you had to marry outside your clan.
The Chickasaw supplied the Spanish with corn but were still trying to find a way way to rid themselves of their "guests." To this end, they asked the Spanish to help them crush a revolt by a tributary tribe to the west, the Chakchiuma.
Meanwhile, the Chickasaw's old antagonist, Bienville was to command a second force of 600 French and 1,000 loyal Choctaw warriors which was to follow the Tombigbee River north from Mobile and strike the Chickasaw from the south.
www.tolatsga.org /chick.html   (17971 words)

  "Wild Horse". Native American Art & History. Native people tribe. Chickasaw
There was a strict division of labor among the Chickasaw, with women responsible for the supervision of slaves and tending the fields of corn, beans, and squash, while men hunted deer, bear, and buffalo.
Like their neighbors, the Chickasaw removed all body hair and made extensive use of tattooing, but what was really distinctive was that they flattened the foreheads of infants to "enhance" their appearance as adults.
Socially, the Chickasaw had 7 to 15 totemic, matrilineal, exogamic clans meaning that clan membership was determined by the mother and you had to marry outside your clan.
www.american-native-art.com /publication/chickasaw/chickasaw.html   (1580 words)

 OHCHR: Chickasaw () - Universal Declaration of Human Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chickasaw is spoken in south-central Oklahoma, USA, in the western part of the Chickasaw Nation, which functioned as an independent political entity during the second half of the nineteenth century.
Chickasaw is a seriously endangered language with only a few hundred speakers, the youngest of whom is close to 50.
The Chickasaw originally lived in areas of Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, but were forcibly relocated to Oklahoma by the United States government beginning in the 1830s on the Trail of Tears.
www.unhchr.ch /udhr/lang/cic.htm   (381 words)

 What is Chickasaw?
Chickasaw is a Native American language of the Muskogean family, which also includes Choctaw, Koasati, Alabama, Creek, Apalachee, and Hitchiti-Mikasuki.
Chickasaw, like many Indian languages, is agglutinative, meaning that elements such as tense, case, and pronominal subject and object are expressed by morphemes added to the main verb of a sentence, rather than by separate words, as in English.
Chickasaw language revitalization efforts have been underway since the 1970s, but the younger generations have mostly switched to English, and Chickasaw has not been taught as a native language for many decades.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-chickasaw.htm   (450 words)

 Native Americans | Read about native american indian tribes, african slavery & european immigrants in Arkansas history
The Chickasaws agreed to cede all their lands in Mississippi and Alabama to the U.S. The lands would be marked as "public" and sold to white settlers.
Chickasaw representatives were sent into Indian Territory in 1832 to chose the land on which they wanted to live.
Millard managed to provide these Chickasaws with a stern "talk [that] was held to them by myself, in which was stated in the most positive manner and plainest terms [that] their unaccountable and singular conduct [was not appreciated]…" The speech made no impact on Sealy's group.
www.arkansasheritage.com /people_stories/nativeamericans/chickasaw.asp   (883 words)

 Chickasaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chickasaws were one of the "Five Civilized Tribes" forcibly removed to the Indian Territory during the era of Indian Removal.
The Chickasaws may have been immigrants to the area, and perhaps were not descendants of Indians of the pre-historic Mississippian culture.
During the American Civil War, the Chickasaw Nation allied with the South and it was the last Confederate community to surrender in the U.S. The Chickasaw Nation Capital (1855-1907) was Tishomingo, Oklahoma.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chickasaw   (712 words)

 Chickasaw Historical Research Page
As a member of the Chickasaw Nation, I have been concerned about the lack of historical information about this proud nation.
Chickasaw History According to Malcom McGee - 1841
Chickasaw Traders in 1766 - contributed by Sharron Standifer Ashton
www.chickasawhistory.com   (459 words)

 Chickasaw language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chickasaw language (Chikashshanompa', IPA [tʃikaʃːanompaʔ]) is a Native American language of Muskogean family.
Chickasaw vowels contrast in length and in oral/nasality.
Chickasaw has an active-stative pronominal system with two basic series of pronominal sets: an active series (I) and a stative series (II).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chickasaw_language   (660 words)

 Chickasaws: The Unconquerable People   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Chickasaws hoped to trade with France too, but the French did not have enough supplies to trade with every Indian group in the southeast and they decided to make the Choctaws their principal allies at the expense of the Chickasaws and other native groups.
Chickasaw chiefs led a new effort to encourage the production of renewable resources, such as cattle ranching and cotton farming, in order to establish a market economy among the Chickasaws and move away from dependence on the deerskin trade.
The Chickasaws agreed to cede their lands east of the Mississippi River in exchange for an equal amount of land in the west, but this treaty became void when a suitable area could not be found.
mshistory.k12.ms.us /features/feature40/chickasaw.html   (2000 words)

 Chickasaw language, alphabet and pronunciation
Chickasaw is a Western Muskogean language spoken by about 1,000 people mainly in Oklahoma.
During the 17th and 18th centuries Chickasaw was used as a lingua franca among all the tribes of the lower Mississippi river.
The Chickasaw were one of the five Civilized Tribes forcibly removed to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) in the 1830s.
www.omniglot.com /writing/chickasaw.htm   (135 words)

 Chickasaw Indian History
The warlike Chickasaw claimed other territory far beyond the narrow limits of their villages, and extending on the north to the confluence of the Ohio with the Tennessee.
The Chickasaw appear to have sheltered and ultimately incorporated into their organization the small tribes along Yazoo river, who spoke substantially the same language.
The Chickasaw language served as a medium of commercial and tribal intercourse for all the tribes along the lower Mississippi.
www.accessgenealogy.com /native/tribes/chickasaw/chickasawhist.htm   (910 words)

 Chickasaw Shipyard, Chickasaw, Alabama
By the time operations at Chickasaw Shipbuilding and Car Co. were well under way, the Armistice was declared, but 14 ships were built and launched before it was closed.
Chickasaw, a suburb of Mobile, Alabama, had all of the characteristics of any other American town.
The town and the surrounding neighborhood, which could not be distinguished from the Gulf property by anyone not familiar with the property lines, were thickly settled, and according to all indications the residents used the business block as their regular shopping center.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/chickasaw.htm   (845 words)

 Information on the Chickasaw Indian tribe's history
The Chickasaw Indian nation comprised one fifth of the amalgamation known as the Five Civilised Tribes.
For this reason the Chickasaw were often referred to by the French as Tetes-Plattes or flat heads.
The Chickasaw were still a fearsome prospect at the time of the American Civil War.
wywy.essortment.com /chickasawindian_rjoj.htm   (689 words)

 Constitution of the Chickasaw Nation as amended June 22, 1990
This Chickasaw Nation shall consist of all Chickasaw Indians by blood whose names appear on the final rolls of the Chickasaw Nation approved pursuant to Section 2 of the Act of April 26, 1906, (34 Stat.
The Governor and the Lieutenant Governor must be registered to vote and must have been residents of the Chickasaw Nation for at least one (1) year immediately preceding any election for which they are candidates and must remain residents of the Chickasaw Nation during the tenure of their office.
Members of the Judicial Department must be registered to vote and must have been residents of the Chickasaw Nation for at least one (1) year immediately preceding any election for which they are candidates and must remain residents of the Chickasaw Nation during the tenure of their office.
thorpe.ou.edu /constitution/CHICKASA.html   (3457 words)

It is suspected that in earlier history the Chickasaw and Choctaw may have been a single tribe.
The Chickasaw were a semi-nomadic tribe that closely patrolled their claimed territory and raided territory to the north.
In the 18th century the Chickasaw got involved in the struggles between the British and French.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/northamerica/chickasaw.html   (297 words)

 Biographies - Chickasaw County, Iowa GenWeb!
ANTON J. Anton J. who is living on Section 19, Utica Township, Chickasaw County was born in Bohemia on June 13, 1871, a son of John and Mary (BOUSKA) BLAZEK, who, leaving their native country, came to the United States in 1890.
Her father engages in farming and is today one of the leading agriculturists of Chickasaw County.
He is now serving for the second term as Justice of the Peace in Chickasaw Township and through his influence and his counsel to litigants he has succeeded in having all cases compromised and settled out of court, no cases ever having come to trial in his court.
www.iagenweb.org /chickasaw/faces1919b.htm   (2344 words)

A delightful plant for display in containers, 'Chickasaw' is also the perfect choice for use as a summer-flowering perennial or as a specimen in the rock garden.
'Chickasaw' was produced and selected by Dr. Donald Egolf from a complex pedigree involving five original plants and their progeny intercrossed for five generations.
'Chickasaw' is the first true miniature Lagerstroemia indica x L. fauriei hybrid, reaching a height of 20 inches and a width of 26 inches after seven years in container culture.
www.usna.usda.gov /Newintro/chicksaw.html   (463 words)

Chickasaw, Native North American tribe of the Muskogean linguistic family, closely related to the Choctaw.
The Chickasaw, who lived in dwellings constructed alongside streams and rivers rather than in villages, obtained food by hunting, fishing, and farming.
In the early 19th century the Chickasaw ceded most of their territory to the United States in various treaties.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/chickasaw.htm   (232 words)

 The Chickasaw People
According to tribal traditions the Chickasaw and Choctaw were once one tribe; and the close similarity of their Muskogean languages seems to bear this out.
The Chickasaw believed in a hereafter in which the good would go to their reward somewhere in the heavens while the evildoers would wander forever in the land of the witches.
Between 1801 and 1832 the Chickasaw signed a series of treaties giving up their lands and agreeing to migrate to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), where some 5,000 Chickasaw and 1,000 slaves were subsequently settled on land bought from the Choctaw Nation.
www.utm.edu /departments/acadpro/library/departments/special_collections/wc_hist/chksaw.htm   (1288 words)

 Chickasaw - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The largest city in the state, Memphis is located on the Chickasaw...
The quarter horse originated in 17th-century Virginia when settlers imported stock from which the English Thoroughbred descended.
- Chickasaw language: the Muskogean language of the Chickasaw.
encarta.msn.com /Chickasaw.html   (128 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
The original plan called for the Chickasaws to settle on the southwestern edge of the new Choctaw domain, located in the southwestern corner of what is now Oklahoma, but Colbert and his group found this solution unacceptable.
Though this request was denied and the Chickasaws were instructed to settle in Indian Territory, as late as 1837 communities of Chickasaws and Choctaws lived inside Texas.
Contact with cattle ranchers and other frontier whites had the effect of breaking down barriers between the Chickasaws and white men to the extent that, over time, tribal identity was lost, and the fortunes of the Indians fused with those of surrounding whites.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/CC/bmc54.html   (856 words)

 Great Seal of the Chickasaw Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the Chickasaw Nation was officially formed on March 4, 1856, in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, the Chickasaw people honored War Chief Tishomingo by representing him on the Great Seal of the Chickasaw Nation.
The warrior also commemorates the beloved Tishomingo, last of the war chiefs before the Chickasaws left their home in the east and were removed to live among the Choctaw in the west.
Chickasaw warriors were known to be able to run for many hours in pursuit of their prey.
www.chickasawhistory.com /seal.htm   (492 words)

 Tennessee State Parks: Chickasaw State Park
Chickasaw State Rustic Park is situated on some of the highest terrain in west Tennessee.
Chickasaw offers 13 vacation cottages, some sleeping up to six persons and fully equipped for housekeeping.
Many visitors bring their own horses to Chickasaw to take advantage of the approximately 100 miles of trails in Chickasaw State Forest.
www.state.tn.us /environment/parks/Chickasaw/index.shtml   (835 words)

 Chickasaw National Recreation Area - Chickasaw National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)
Chickasaw National Recreation Area - "Peaceful Valley of Rippling Waters"
The “Peaceful Valley of Rippling Waters” appropriately describes Chickasaw National Recreation Area, known for its many mineral springs, cool water, flora, fauna, and wildlife.
Here one’s mind may wander back in time to when the early American Indian came to this area to rest, relax at the water’s edge, and hunt for their food from the abundant wildlife.
www.nps.gov /chic   (179 words)

 Chickasaw, Ohio OH, village profile (Mercer County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Chickasaw is a village in Mercer County, in the Celina metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chickasaw was $18,148, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Chickasaw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $388.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=16514   (447 words)

 Chickasaw Language Programs @ Buffalo Trails - Chickasaw Language Menu
Chickasaw language programs to all people who were denied their language and for all others who want to learn
Three Chickasaw speakers, Yvonne Alberson, Jerry Imotichey and Carlin Thompson, provide the pronunciation of this introduction program to show the dialectal variance of the language as it is spoken today.
Our Chickasaw language program was developed in conjunction with Chickasaw language tribal retention committees and have the endorsement and approval of the Chickasaw Nation.
www.native-americans.org /languages/language-chickasaw.htm   (1140 words)

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