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  Indian Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or the Indian territories, was the land set aside within the United States for the use of Native Americans.
Indian Territory was reduced under British administration and again after the American Revolution, until it included only lands west of the Mississippi River.
The Indian Territory served as the destination for the policy of Indian Removal, a policy pursued intermittently by American presidents early in the nineteenth century, but aggressively pursued by President Andrew Jackson after the passage of the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
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 British Indian Ocean Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom situated in the Indian Ocean, one half the way between Africa and Indonesia.
However, in 1810, Mauritius was captured by the United Kingdom, and France ceding the territory in the Treaty of Paris (1814).
As a territory of the United Kingdom, the head of state is Queen Elizabeth II.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Indian territory
Indian Removal was a nineteenth century policy of the government of the United States that sought to relocate American Indian (or Native American) tribes living east of the Mississippi River to lands west of the river.
Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or the Indian territories, was the land set aside within the United States for the use of American Indians.
As a territory of the United Kingdom, its head of state is Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, and the head of government is Commissioner Tony Crombie (since January 2004, replacing David Ross MacLennan) and Administrator Tony Humphries (since February 2005, replacing Charles A. Hamilton), all of whom reside in the UK.
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 Indian Territory: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ohio country (sometimes called the ohio territory) was the name used in the 18th century for the regions of north america west of the appalachian...
Indian removal refers to the nineteenth century policy of the government of the united states to relocate american indian tribes living east of the mississippi...
Unceded territory in north america is territory that was never ceded to a government entity by the native americans who held the original title to the land and...
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 Indian Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was more properly "Indian territory" T) than "Indian Territory" because the name to the unorganized lands set aside for the Indians opposed to an organized territory meant for settlement by Easterners.
The Indian Territory had its roots in British Royal Proclamation of October 1763 which limited white settlement to crown east of the Appalachian Mountains.
In time the Indian Territory was gradually to what is now Oklahoma and with the organization of Oklahoma Territory the eastern half of the state.
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 Indian Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or theIndian territories, was the land set aside within the UnitedStates for the use of Native Americans.
It was more properly"Indian territory" (little T) than "Indian Territory" because the name referred to the unorganized lands set aside for the Indians, as opposed to an organized territory meant for settlement by Easterners.
The Indian Territory had its roots in the British Royal Proclamation of October 1763,which limited white settlement to crown lands east of the Appalachian Mountains.
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 Indian Territory - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Indian Territory
After the Indian Relocation Act of 1830, most of the American Indians east of the Mississippi were relocated to Indian Territory, some forcibly, including the Five Civilized Tribes from 1838.
Indian Territory became the Territory of Oklahoma in 1890; ‘Oklahoma’ means ‘red people’ in the Choctaw language.
The Indians, in the Indian Territory, owned a large number of slaves during the days of slavery.
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 Definition of Indian Territory
Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or the Indian territories, was the land set aside within the United States for the use of Native Americans ("Indians").
The Indian Territory served as the destination for the policy of Indian Removal, a policy pursued intermittently by American presidents early in the eighteenth century, but aggressively pursued by President Andrew Jackson after the passage of the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
The terms "Indian country" and "Indian territory" are usually interchangeable, although Indian territory sometimes has a more specific meaning (the territory where Native Americans were removed), while Indian country was often applied to areas inhabited by Indians prior to conquest or removal.
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 Indian Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Indian Territory, also known as Indian Country, Indian territory or the Indian territories, was the land set aside within the United States for the use of American Indians ("Native Americans").
They finally defeated a Native American confederacy at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794, imposing the unfavorable Treaty of Greenville, which ceded most of what is now Ohio, part of what is now Indiana, and the present day sites of Chicago and Detroit to the United States.
This usage is reflected in many places, such as in the title of the American Indian newspaper Indian Country Today (http://www.indiancountry.com/).
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 ITGenWeb
The payments made to persons of Indian descent represent their shares of the assets of the tribe with which they are affiliated.
Indian policy was based on the General Allotment Act of 1887, which purpose was to break up tribal land holdings and allot each tribal member land from the reservation with land title and full U.S. Citizenship.
The region ultimately organized with a Territorial Government and the name "Indian Territory" was within present-day Oklahoma -- but "Indian Territory" has had many different meanings down through the years as Native Americans were first pushed westward by the expanding colonies and later removed from areas that had attained statehood.
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 THE COLLECTOR’S GUIDE: INDIAN TERRITORY: A PHOENIX RISING FROM THE TRAIL OF TEARS
Indian Territory's inhabitants were drawn from the four quarters of North America's tribal universe and included: Cheyenne and Arapaho, Kiowa and Kickapoo, Comanche, Wichita, Iowa and Shawnee, Pawnee and Ponca.
Many Plains Indians continued making ledger drawings on paper showing humans and animals, although the combat scenes so typical of the 1860s-era free-roaming buffalo days were more often than not replaced by courting and dancing scenes reflecting reservation days in Indian Territory.
Another prominent feature of much Oklahoma Indian painting is the widespread use of a variety of Trail of Tears themes, a drive clearly intended to perpetuate memories of Indian Removal and one not unlike the widespread we-shall-not-forget attitude toward the Holocaust.
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 The U.S. Trotting Association On-Line!
Indian Territory was pushed in the early going by number two, Fox Valley Whiz (Brent Holland), and number seven, Regent Hall (Andy Miller), who ended up dropping into the two and three-holes, respectively midway through the first turn.
Indian Territory then parlayed consecutive :28 second half quarter-miles into his 10th victory of the year, and his fifth in a row since Tetrick took over his lines on September 2.
Indian Territory is owned by In the Lane Racing, Inc. of Chicago, Heather Dillander of Beecher, Ill., and Jerrod Duncan of Bourbonnais, Ill. The 8-year-old, gelded son of Western Hanover has won $66,486 this year, with $26,550 of that accumulated during his five-race September sweep.
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 Indian Territory
Indian Territory was the region west of the Mississippi River that the government set aside for the residence of Indians from about 1830 to 1906.
In 1866, the tribes were required to give up the western part of the territory to the United States for the use of other tribes.
The state of Oklahoma was admitted into the Union on Nov. 16, 1907 and the Indian Territory ceased to exist.
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 British Indian Ocean Territory - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about British Indian Ocean Territory
A palm tree in the fly symbolizes the lush vegetation of the islands, and a crown recalls the British monarchy.
British colony in the Indian Ocean directly administered by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, consisting of the Chagos Archipelago some 1,900 km/1,200 mi northeast of Mauritius; area 60 sq km/23 sq mi.
The islands of Aldabra, Farquhar, and Desroches, some 485 km/300 mi north of Madagascar, originally formed part of the British Indian Ocean Territory but were returned to the administration of the Seychelles in 1976.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /British+Indian+Ocean+Territory   (279 words)

  
 Indian Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At that time the Indian Territory was supposed to be so remote that the Indians there located would never be molested or disturbed by the white race, and to be so far removed that they would not be a disturbing element.
In 1885 the Indian Territory had become surrounded by States and settled communities, and was in the very heart of the American continent, without civil government.
The rush is ominous for the remainder of the Indian Territory, for the same greedy eyes are upon that as have been fastened so eagerly upon the portion about to be gained.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /WWinterritory.htm   (1809 words)

  
 Seminole Nation, Indian Territory History & Genealogy
As tribal leaders surrendered during the war, their followers immigrated to the Indian Territory under military escort.
He was succeeded by his nephew, Jim Jumper, who was soon succeeded by John Jumper, who came to Indian Territory as a prisoner of war.
When the Seminole people made their last settlement in Indian Territory, eight tribal square grounds were established in different parts of the nation where the old ceremonials, dances and ball games were held.
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 Indian Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
MUMBAI: Indian equities ended in the negative territory during the trading week ended Friday, mainly because of major selling by foreign funds, and analysts...
It was more properly "Indian territory" (little T) than "Indian Territory" because the name referred to the unorganized lands set aside for the Indians, as opposed to an organized territory meant for settlement by Easterners.
They finally defeated the Native Americans at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794, imposing the unfavorable Treaty of Greenville, which ceded most of what is now Ohio, part of what is now Indiana, as well as the present day sites of Chicago and Detroit to the United States.
www.wikiverse.org /indian-territory   (549 words)

  
 Report to Secty. Of Interior on condition of affairs in Indian Territory
The Indians who are willing that the Freedmen should remain in the territory at all, also prefer that they should be located upon a tract of country by themselves.
The tract or tracts should be the most fertile in the territory as the Freedmen are the principal producers, and should in all cases touch either the Arkansas or Red River, so that the crops could be run out on flat boats.
These views of the Freedmen are in my judgement correct, and the Territory should either be organized into a Military District with martial law in full force and fully enforced, with a good executive commander who would supervise everything, or a Territorial Government should be organized to execute the laws.
www.freedmensbureau.com /arkansas/indianterritory.htm   (1234 words)

  
 Indian Territory /Oklahoma Territory
Indian Reservations are located and named, counties, rail lines, roads, settlements and towns are shown.
The map shows Oklahoma emerging from Indian Territory and occupying the western half of the Territory.
Within the Indian Territory, Indian Nations and reservations are located along with rail lines, settlements and towns.
www.heritageantiquemaps.com /United%20States,%20By%20State/indian.htm   (296 words)

  
 Fort Smith: Gateway to Indian Territory -- Brown Quarterly -- v. 1, no. 2 -- Winter 1996
This post was to maintain the peace between the Osage and Cherokee Indians which were fighting a sporadic war that began as the Cherokee moved west to escape the onslaught of white settlers in their ancestral lands.
It was this movement of eastern Indian tribes to the west, specifically to Indian Territory, that gave Fort Smith its importance.
Under that legislation, the Cherokee, Chickasaw Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole were forced to move to Indian Territory, each on their own "Trail of Tears." Arkansas petitioned Congress to reestablish the fort both as an economic initiative and as a buffer between the Indians and citizens.
www.brownvboard.org /brwnqurt/01-2/01-2e.htm   (973 words)

  
 IndianTerr
The compilers of the Indian Territory are under obligations to several of the oldest citizens of each nation for valuable contributions to this work.
Okmulgee is situated on one of the finest tracts of high prairie in the Indian Territory, capable of producing the largest crops of cotton, corn and small grain.
Wagoner is situated at the junction of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad and the Kansas and Arkansas Valley Railroad, the town being established in 1878.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~pennstreet/IndianTerr.htm   (2458 words)

  
 The Ponca Indians
The Ponca were ordered to return to Oklahoma territory, but convinced the authorities to allow them time to regain their strength after the long trip.
The government opined that an Indian was neither a person nor a citizen and therefore had no rights even to bring a suit before a United States court, but Judge Dundy ruled against the government.
On April 30, 1879 Judge Dundy declared that an Indian is a person within the law and that the Ponca were being held illegally.
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 Location of Early Indian Territory Marriage Records
Oklahoma Territory was located almost in the center of the state with seven counties; (1) Logan (2) Oklahoma (3) Cleveland (4) Canadian, (5) Kingfisher (6) Payne and (7) Beaver.
If you had a non-Indian ancestor you believe to have married in Indian Territory prior to 1890 who lived close to one of Indian Territory's borders the best place to look for a marriage license is in the bordering state and county closest to where your ancestor lived in Indian Territory.
Prior to 1890 any marriages performed in Indian Territory for non-Indians were usually at one of the forts, one of the missions or by a traveling preacher but for those close to a border the majority of the people traveled to the closest border, crossed over and got married.
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 Development of the Indian Territory
When the territories of Kansas and Nebraska were organized, in 1854, the northern boundary of the Indian Territory was fixed on the 37th parallel of north latitude.
From the time they were moved to the Indian Territory until 1855, the Chickasaw Indians had been citizens of the Choctaw Nation.
Late in the summer of 1859, the Caddo, Waco and several other small tribes of Indians which had been located on the Brazos reservation, in Texas, were brought to the Indian Territory and settled with the people of the Wichita tribe in the valley of the Washita, in what is now Caddo County.
users.rootsweb.com /~oknowata/DODIT.htm   (735 words)

  
 Antique Maps and Prints of the Historic Indian Territory.
The Choctaws and Chickasaws occupied the territory on the Gulf of Mexico from the Mississippi to the Atlantic.
Another plan is, that the lands now held in common by the Indians shall be divided among them to hold in fee, the Indians to be unable to alienate them, however, for a certain number of years.
Attempts were made in 1880 by bands of whites to enter the Indian Territory for the purpose of taking possession of the rich lands there, and a large force of United States troops had to be called out to prevent the execution of these designs.
www.antiquemapsandprints.com /usa-indian-territory.htm   (979 words)

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