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  Creek people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The early historic Creeks were probably descendants of the mound builders of the Mississippian culture, and possibly related to the Utinahica of southern Georgia.
Creek statesman Alexander McGillivray rose to prominence as he organized pan-Indian resistance to this encroachment and received arms from the Spanish in Florida to fight trespassing Georgians.
The Creek National Council, led by Opothle Yohola, protested to the United States that the Treaty of Indian Springs was fraudulent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Creek_(people)   (1635 words)

 Creek (people)
The Creek people lived in large permanent towns or italwa with smaller outlying villages or talofa that were associated with the larger town.
The people of the Etowah Mounds are believed to be the ancestors of the Creeks who controlled the area until the early 1500's.
The Creek adopted the plow and ax and raised livestock.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/nativeamericans/creek.htm   (1302 words)

 Creek - Ethnos - Books about the Creek People
Creek Country presents a compelling portrait of a culture in crisis, of its resiliency in the face of profound change, and of the forces that pushed it into decisive, destructive conflict.
Creeks and Seminoles: Destruction and Regeneration of the Muscogulge People (Indians of the Southeast)
As the Creeks amassed a fortune in cattle and slaves, new property fostered a new possessiveness, and government by coercion bred confrontation.
www.almudo.com /ethnos/Creek.htm   (1050 words)

 Creek Indians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Creek culture is thought to have started as a defensive strategy against the other larger Indian tribes of the region.
The Creek culture was the most sophisticated of cultures north of Mexico.
The traditional home of the Creek people is the hut which is roofed with grass or wood.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/northamerica/creek_indians.html   (397 words)

 Ryal - Creek Heritage
The cultural activities of the Creek people were held on sacred ceremonial grounds known as "stomp dance grounds." Stomp dances were held to celebrate various occasions, such as planting time, the coming of the medicine man, marriage, and hunting seasons.
Creek parents would rub their hands over the face of the deceased and then rub the faces of their children in order to keep them from grieving.
People speaking a dialect of the Creek language in one area may have difficulty understanding Creeks in another.
www.ryal.k12.ok.us /creek.html   (4867 words)

 Who Were the Crow Creek People?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The people who lived and died at the Crow Creek site were descendants of people who had moved from the Central Plains in the areas that are now southwestern Iowa, Nebraska, and northern Kansas.
They were from a different culture, people who were the ancestors of the present day Mandan people of North Dakota.
People traced their ancestors through the women and their closest relatives were connected to them through their mothers.
www.usd.edu /anth/crow/ccwho.html   (534 words)

 Creek History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Creek people lived in large permanent towns or italwa with smaller outlying villages called talofa that were associated with the larger town.
A condition of the treaty ending the war was that the Creek would cede 20 million acres of prime land to the Southern States.
Although the treaty was nearly as corrupt as the treaty of Indian Springs, Governor Troup refused to honor it and quickly began to forcibly remove the Upper and Lower Creek peoples from Georgia.
www.homestead.com /stfdigcreektribe/files/htm/History.html   (802 words)

 The Battle of Horseshoe Bend-- Determining the Facts 1
Sometimes they divided the Creek into "Lower" and "Upper:" the former applied to those who lived farther south and east, while the latter referred to the people near the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers.
By the French and Indian War (1754-1763), the Creek found themselves bordered by the British to the east, the Spanish to the south, and the French to the west.
Although most of the dead were Lower Creek cooperating with settlers and their government, there were enough European Americans among the dead to provide an excuse for state militias and the U.S. government to declare war on the Red Sticks.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/54horseshoe/54facts1.htm   (2005 words)

 CROW CREEK SIOUX TRIBE community profile
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe was further defined and the boundaries expanded by the Act of March 2, 1889 which identified all the reservations in present day North and South Dakota.
The Crow Creek Sioux Reservation is served from the west to east by Highway 34 and north to south by Highway 47 to the Big Bend Dam to Interstate 90, and Highway 50 to Chamberlain, South Dakota to I-90.
Many people wish to return to their family lands or relocate to rural areas to raise their families but are limited by the unavailability of water.
www.mnisose.org /profiles/crwcreek.htm   (2755 words)

 Muscogee Creek Church Documentary Project
The goals of the project are to document the Muscogee Creek churches and the unique Christian culture of the Muscogee people.
Our early focus will be with the older traditional churches and their events and rites, the families and communities, the elders, the key leaders, hymns and song, food and feast, and the youth of today.
An advisory board is being established with several prominent Creek people who are deeply knowledgeable of the subject.
www.nativefields.com /creekchurchproject   (397 words)

 The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing - Joel on Software
Any skill set that people can bring to the job will be technologically obsolete in a couple of years, anyway, so it's better to hire people that are going to be able to learn any new technology rather than people who happen to know SQL programming right this minute.
They are the kind of people who copy big chunks of code around rather than writing a subroutine, because it gets the job done, just not in the smartest way.
This might give the false impression that we think that people with kids aren't going to devote enough time to their work or that they are going to run off and take maternity leave.
www.joelonsoftware.com /articles/fog0000000073.html   (4912 words)

 Constitution of the Muscogee (Creek)Nation
The name of this Tribe of Muscogee (Creek) people shall be "The Muscogee (Creek) Nation", and is hereby organized under Section 3 of the Act of June 26, 1936 (48 Stat.
TheMuscogee (Creek) National Council shall elect from their number a Speaker, who shall preside over the Muscogee (Creek) National Council but shall have no vote unless the National Council be equally divided, and they shall choose a Second Speaker, who shall preside in the absence of the Speaker.
D. Many of our Creek Constituents have voiced their concerns in reference to the current structure of the National Council and should be given the opportunity to vote on amending ARTICLE VI., SECTION 2., of the Muscogee (Creek) Constitution for the purpose of streamlining and creating a more responsive and cost-efficient Tribal Government.
thorpe.ou.edu /constitution/muscogee   (5011 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Creek (people)
On August 9, 1814, the Creek were forced to sign the Treaty of Fort Jackson, which ended the conflict and required the Creek to cede some 20 million acres (81,000 km²) of land - more than half of their ancestral territorial holdings - to the United States.
http://college.hmco.com/history/readerscomp/naind/html/na_021800_mcintoshwill.htm After the U.S. Senate ratified the treaty, McIntosh was assassinated (31 May 1825) by Creeks led by Menawa.
http://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/Vol2/treaties/cre0341.htm Creeks could either sell their allotments and received funds to remove to the west, or stay in Alabama and submit to state laws.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Creek_(people)   (1515 words)

 Something stinks at Turpentine Creek, ANIMAL PEOPLE March 1998
Turpentine Creek claimed assets of $540,435 in 1996, for instance, after claiming a cumulative deficit of $35,647 in 1995.
Financial statements attached to the 1996 Turpentine Creek filings listed amounts spent on ads and promotion, and for running a bed-and-breakfast, which the NCIB would also consider to be mostly fundraising.
According to the charges against Smith, she had actually received $5,000 per month rent from the Turpentine Creek Foundation since April 1, 1994; had received annual income of $20,000 plus 5% interest, 1992-1994; and had received income of $34,122 from January 1995 to the date the case was filed.
www.animalpeoplenews.org /98/2/turpentine_creek.html   (898 words)

 Love Letters 2005: Elder Rich Foss to Plow Creek
He had not expected the people he had named to be denounced in a letter to the whole unit.
I see people loving one another at Plow Creek and I give praise for the honor of being part of life with each one of you.
Too many people have left you already (referring to her father and step-father.) Needless to say I was emotional.
www.plowcreek.org /letters.htm   (9145 words)

 Big Creek People in Action   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CONTACT US Big Creek People In Action, Inc. was founded in 1990 by citizens of McDowell County, West Virginia.
The mission of BCPIA is to foster a community in which people learn, work, play, and grow together and prepare themselves for success in the 21st century.
BCPIA's vision of McDowell County is one of empowered and self-sufficient people living in communities that are economically vibrant, democratic, and socially just.
www.angelfire.com /bc3/bigcreek   (124 words)

 Classic Motorcycle Jacket I - Fox Creek Leather
I could have bought two imports for the price of a Fox Creek coat but they were no where near the quality nor weight of the leather and with Fox Creeks guarantee you cant go wrong.
Fox Creeks was the only site I found that not only gives a huge, detailed pic of the jacket, but also offers to send a leather swatch.
All through the process the Fox Creek people were great, and pretended that I was not the least bit unreasonable.
www.foxcreekleather.com /5.html?reviews=all   (8762 words)

 Project work - Eagle Creek - Real People Real Places: Minnesota DNR
The Eagle Creek Advisory Committee completed a management plan for the Aquatic Management Area in November 1995.
An informational brochure on the effects of lawn chemicals and yard clippings on stormwater runoff to the creek was created and distributed to local landowners.
Eleven acres along the west branch of Eagle Creek were replanted in shortgrass prairie.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /rprp/eaglecreek/projectwork.html   (246 words)

 Press Release:Agencies Team Up to Save Des Moines Creek for People and Fish
"The Des Moines Creek project is a win for the environment, for the community and for the cause of regional cooperation," Port of Seattle Commissioner Patricia Davis said.
Des Moines Creek Basin projects are a good example of what can be done in an urbanized area to protect and restore the natural environment.
Des Moines Creek is a 3.5 mile-long stream system that flows from the south end of SeaTac Airport through the cities of SeaTac and Des Moines, and into Puget Sound.
dnr.metrokc.gov /dnrp/press/2005/0616DesMoinesCreek.htm   (861 words)

 The Creek Nation - North Georgia's American Indians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Creek people lived in large permanent towns or
The people of the Etowah Mounds are believed to be the ancestors of the Creeks who lived in the area until the early 1700's.
The Creek adopted the plow and raised livestock.
www.public.asu.edu /~bolshoi/Cherokee/database/Creek.htm   (444 words)

 Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Creek were originally one of the dominant tribes in the mid-south and later became known as one of the Five Civilized Tribes.
They were known in their own language as Muskoke or Muskoge, by the Shawnee as Humaskogi, by the Delaware as Masquachki and by the British as the Ochese Creek Indians, hence the present name.
Nearly 500 people were the victims of a massacre that occurred early in the 14th Century, around 1325 A.D. Archaeologists have several ideas about what happened at the Crow Creek Site, about who killed the people and why.
www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us /NativeAmericans/Creek.html   (218 words)

 Marks Creek Presbyterian Church History
Presbytery had met at the old Marks Creek Church on April 9, 1855, at which time by vote of the congregation the name of the church was changed to Mizpeh.
On the highest point in Marks Creek Township, on land given by the Daniel W. Campbell family in 1861, at the head of Marks Creek, Marks Creek Presbyterian Church was reorganized.
Young married people, courting couples and visitors sat on the long seats in the center of the church.
home.att.net /~hbridges/markscreekhistory.htm   (2788 words)

 The Creek Nation - North Georgia's American Indians
Prior to the early 18th Century, most of Georgia was home to American Indians belonging to a southeastern alliance known as the Creek Confederacy.
This description of the Creek culture and society is based on the writings of Benjamin Hawkins, "Indian Agent" to the Creek Nation.
He has been writing about the Creek Indians in the state of Georgia for more than 10 years.
ngeorgia.com /history/creek.html   (647 words)

 We The People Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
We The People Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County
Owners Bill and Mary have 30-year residency in Walnut Creek and are proud to serve Contra Costa County and the East Bay area!
We assist people in representing themselves in uncontested legal matters.
www.wethepeoplewalnutcreek.com   (154 words)

 Amazon.com: Mossy Creek (Mossy Creek): Books: Deborah Smith,Sandra Chastain,Debra Dixon,Virginia Ellis,Nancy ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mossy Creek has a mayor who believes civil disobedience is part of her job description, and a sexy police chief who has more trouble with women than criminals.
Mossy Creek ends with the unveiling of a nifty mystery which will be the rambunctious focus of its sequel, REUNION AT MOSSY CREEK, due out in spring of 2002.
This is truly fiction, all the characters are big-hearted people who trul y love their town and each other.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0967303516?v=glance   (1031 words)

 College service team to work with Big Creek People In Action   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Trevor Vaughan IV, a senior at Waynesburg College, has had the opportunity to serve with Big Creek People In Action in the past, and is looking forward to working with them again this year.
“Both the rugged terrain and the people are full of a rich history that gets overlooked because of the poverty level,” Vaughan said.
“We have much to learn from the people we will serve, and I am anxious to revisit the Big Creek People In Action center.
www.waynesburg.edu /news/0506/service-bigcreek.htm   (265 words)

 Big Creek People in Action   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most of the land and natural resources, 85 percent, are owned by absentee landowners
In 1990, community residents establish Big Creek Mountain People in Action, Inc., as a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation to address family, community, and economic concerns in the area.
Big Creek Mountain People in Action was formed and staffed by local citizens working to bring about a brighter future in McDowell County.  Their mission is to "foster a community in which people learn, work, play, and grow together and prepare themselves for success in the 21
www.bsu.edu /lsl/article/0,1375,91594-7919-17706,00.html   (181 words)

 Wallins Creek, Kentucky KY White Pages free Phone Book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Try finding more phone numbers and addresses in Wallins Creek, Kentucky (KY) by checking the "Begins with" box on your people search.
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www.whitepages.com /10001/white-pages/Wallins_Creek-KY   (82 words)

 Amazon.com: Mossy Creek #1 (Mossy Creek): Books: Deborah Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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I was six years old, the year was 1950, and the torch of stubborn Mossy Creek pride was about to pass to me in true Mossy Creek style.
Mossy Creek, Miss Ida, Little Ida, Bigelow County, Judge Blakely, Miss Alameda, Katie Bell, Chief Royden, Ham Bigelow, Miss Lorna, Main Street, Ida Hamilton Walker, Lady Mustangs, Miss Loma, Amos Royden, Hamilton Farm, Hamilton House Inn, Ingrid Beechum, Sue Ora, Tag Garner, Dwight Truman, Foo Club, South Bigelow Road, Adele Clearwater, Hank Blackshear
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0425189163?v=glance   (1127 words)

 People Newspapers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Curling along the eponymous waterway all the way to the canyons of downtown Dallas, Turtle Creek is where the city's establishment meets its vibrant, artistic youth.
Hip, modern trendsetters in Uptown and West Village give the area an edge.
We look forward to hearing what you think.
www.peoplenewspapers.com /turtlecreek.html   (85 words)

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