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Choctaw Indian Designs | Gourd Pots inspired by Choctaw river cane basket designs 2012 | Flickr ...

Choctaw Indian Designs | Gourd Pots inspired by Choctaw river cane basket designs 2012 | Flickr ...

Pushmataha, the "Indian General" c. 1760s–1824. Considered the "greatest of all Choctaw chiefs". He was highly regarded for his skill and cunning in war and diplomacy. Rejecting offers of alliance proffered by Tecumseh, Pushmataha led the Choctaw to fight on the side of the USA in the War of 1812. In 1824, he traveled to Washington to petition against further cessions of Choctaw land. He died at the capital, buried with full military honors in the Congressional Cemetery.

Pushmataha, the "Indian General" c. Considered the "greatest of all Choctaw chiefs".☆ Love ☆ ❤♔Life, likes and style of Creole-Belle ♥

The Choctaw Indians were the first to be forcible removed by the Federal Government under the 1830 Indian Removal Act. The Secretary of War Lewis Cass named George Gaines general supervisor for Choctaw removal to the Indian Territory.   The Gaines’ plan was to transport the Choctaw by steamboat up the Arkansas River to Little Rock, or Fort Smith, and from there be taken by wagon to their new territory. About sixty miles up the Arkansas River, the Choctaw were unloaded at the Arkansas Post.

This painting deals with the tragedy now called the Trail of Tears. During the winter of 1838 and 1839 sixteen thousand Cherokees were moved overland to Indian Territory. The owl is the messenger o.

Choctaw code talker Joseph Oklahombi with family-Nationwide, American Indians didn't get US citizenship until 1924, years after WW1 had finished, yet more than 12,000 fought, according to the National Museum of the American Indian. They volunteered to fight because defending their land and people was part of their culture and tradition.

The original code talkers