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    among others, for the most part, assimilated with the more recent arrivals. Migration and the passage of time contributed to the spread of Muscogee language dialectal influences throughout Florida. The use of the term Seminole…

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    Florida Seminole Tribe

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    The arrival of various Creek and other Muscogee people to Florida in the mid-1700s signaled the genesis of what would eventually be recognized as the Seminole tribe of Florida. These Indians settled in parts of Florida where the original, albeit much less in numbers, inhabitants of Florida still resided. Many of the Florida Indians by the time of the British arrival were trading for decades with the Spanish and its colonies to the immediate south. The Creek nation was a loose confederation of…

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    Essay On Seminole Indians

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    the United States, the Seminole Indians are one of the most notable tribes to ever exist. They first originated in North Florida and then even moved south to the area around the Everglades. Proof that this tribe was dominant is the fact that it still exists today. While land expansion continued in the Early America days, the Native Americans were commonly forcefully removed out of their land. However, the Seminoles refused to surrender to the United States and they were not driven out of…

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    would be heavily impacted and susceptible to air pollution are the high risk groups such as elderly, infants, pregnant women and those who suffer from respiratory diseases. In Seminole County, they monitor their air quality index taken from the standard grades of the American Lung Association which are categorized in letter grades, namely; (A=1; B=2; C=3; D=4; F=5) based on the average annual number of days that the ozone level exceeded the U.S. standard during the three year measuring…

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    The Florida Seminole War

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    form of compensation. These disagreements would culminate in Florida in the 19th century with three Seminole wars which pitted the local native Seminoles versus the ever expanding United States government. Historian Joe Ketch studied the intricacies of the three wars and the events leading up to the conflicts in his book titled “The Florida Seminole…

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    military advances and helped build the Negro Fort (1816) on the Apalachicola River. The Fort became a haven for African Americans who had escaped slavery from neighboring Southern States. The fort was attacked and destroyed during the first Seminole War (1817-1818) and most captured African Americans were returned to slavery. Abraham, as one of the few survivors, made his way to Seminole territory further south and east into the peninsula, although his exact arrival and assimilation into the…

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    First Seminole War happened in the years of 1817 to 1818 between the United States and the Seminoles of Florida. The first Seminole War was a punitive journey led by Andrew Jackson into the La Florida, which was a Spanish colony in 1818. Many are under the impression that the United States were responsible for the cause of the war and everything that happened in the war, when in fact both sides were responsible for the war, and both were equally to blame for the consequences of the war. The…

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    The Green Corn Ceremony

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    The Green Corn Ceremony is an important Native American gathering. This passage will pertain solely to the Floridian Seminole ideas with some mention of Oklahoma Seminoles. Each tribe has their own rituals and traditions but are fairly all connected. To the Seminoles, the Green Corn Ceremony represents the first corn of July or August. Therefore, the special event is held every year to celebrate the growing season and a new year or new beginnings. The ceremony also depicts the community’s social…

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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,…

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    Miccosukee Seminole Indian tribe Over 200 years ago, the Miccosukee tribe have been known by its characteristic way of fighting to protect their territory. First, the Spaniards, and then even worse, the Anglo-American who tried to exterminate the Miccosukee’s Indians almost two centuries ago and who eventually left them no other option than to live in a very small place in ancestral areas of the Everglades in Miami. The Indians seeking for a decent style of life had to adapt themselves to sleep…

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