Blood Matters

Blood Matters : Five Civilized Tribes and the Search of Unity in the 20th Century

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This study explores how the five tribes of Oklahoma - Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles - strove to achieve political unity within their tribes during the first decades of the 20th century by forging a new sense of peoplehood around the idea of blood.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 308g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138964816
  • 9781138964815

Table of contents

Preface 1. Introduction: "A disgrace to my blood" 2. Lament for a Golden Age 3. "Real" Indians 4. The Importance of Being White 5. Hardship and Decline 6. Assimilation's Failure 7. "Indians, Organize!" A People in Blood Epilogue Endnotes Bibliographyshow more