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    Since the assimilation of the native American tribes into white culture, there has been many cultures that have disappeared. Some cultures have been lost forever, but fortunately there has been an awakening and a willingness to preserve certain cultures and languages. One specific example is the Chickasaw culture. One way to reclaim their history and heritage is through the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma. The cultural center is located on 109 acres of land and includes a museum, village replica, restaurant, and art gallery. After visiting the center, I learned more about the Chickasaw people’s history, the way they lived, and the foods they ate. When I first arrived at the center, I was amazed at the open space and the large pond near the entrance. I was able to easily find the museum and check-in. Outside there was a monument that represented the leaning pole. The leaning pole is a representation of how the Chickasaw people found their eastern lands. There was also an eternal flame that connected to the mound at the village replica that I would visit later in the day. The flame is sacred and…

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    Specifically, the Chickasaw Native Americans because, they were a key ally to the British. The Chickasaws were a fierce group of Native Americans that did not fear war. As a result, this caused them to stand up to Spanish forces, to trade with the British, and to side with the British during many wars, including the Revolutionary War. One of the Chickasaw Indians’ first encounters was with Hernando De Soto and his forces. The Chickasaws encountered the Spaniard in 1540, but did not fear his…

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    Christopher Columbus comes to mind. Yet, the first people on land were the native people. Native people were the first people to set foot on this soil, long before any white person. Regrettably, the federal government brutally attacked and removed from the Indians from homelands that they dearly loved. Native people was forced to walk thousands of miles to a specific place “Indian territory across the Mississippi river. This was the most difficult and deadliest journey known as the Trail of…

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    The Trail of Tears Introduction The Trail of Tears was a 1000-2000 mile journey that five tribes had to walk in order to get to their designated land that Andrew Jackson called “Indian Territory.” The Cherokees, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, were forced out of their homelands, not given any other option but to leave, or be killed trying to stay in their home where you made memories with families and friends. The trail was where thousands of people died from horrible sicknesses,…

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    them an ally of the rebellion. The Confederacy was highly outnumbered by the Union, so the Cherokee Nation was a benefit for the Confederacy. The weapons they invented were new to the Confederacy, but they quickly learned because it was their only shot at becoming less outnumbered with weapons. The Cherokees made a positive impact on the size of the Confederates, but not enough to win the war. The struggles that the Cherokee Nation went through during this time period were tough, but the Civil…

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    Childcare Center Regulations in Ft. Sill, Oklahoma Eva Zamanillo American Public University CHFD 215 Introduction to Child Development Professor Sheila Rapa Agency Information Name: Child, Youth and School Services (Child Care Centers and FCC Homes) Address: Bragg Road Fort Sill Oklahoma 73503 (Child Care Centers) Phone Number: (580) 442-3927 or (580) 442-4836 (Central Registration) Website: http://sill.armymwr.com/us/sill/programs/childcare/…

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    Jaime Jo US History 2 Ms. Bruno Native American Experience Chickasaw Tribe The Chickasaw tribes are said to be descended from a story of brothers, Chisca and Chacta. These people were known as “Flat Heads” because of their custom of the flattening of skulls of children in which they would put weight on their heads. Chickasaw lived around the northeastern area of Mississippi of the Tombigbee River. But as more settlers moved to North America, they were forced to move to Oklahoma.…

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    For this week’s forum I decided to research the Shawnee and Chickasaw American Indian Tribes due to the fact these particular tribes populated both areas the paternal and maternal sides of my family originated from. The Shawnee tribe mainly populated Northeast areas such as Ohio and Indiana. Their culture was based on a village lifestyle where farming and hunting were done by the men of the tribe while the women focused on household chores and took to pottery. The homes were round in shape and…

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    the Americans could have control over the land that the Native Americans had previously occupied in Georgia and Florida. Although the removal of Native Americans was supposed to be done fairly, Andrew Jackson and his government ignored the law in order to get more benefits from the situation. The five main tribes that were relocated were the Cherokee, Seminole Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek tribes. Jackson proposed the Act because he disliked the Native Americans in the United States…

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    “Hello my family”. This phrase comes from one of the world’s exceedingly endangered languages, Chikashshanompa’, the language of my ancestors. When I was young my family and I would travel to Tulsa, Oklahoma to visit Great Papa and Great Mama, my great-grandparents. While my memories of the majority of the trips are foggy from my young age, I still have one distinct and clear memory of one of these visits. While sitting on Great Papa’s lap, I was playing with an aged wooden airplane painted red…

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