Creeks and Seminoles
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Creeks and Seminoles destruction and regeneration of the Muscogulge people by J. D. Leitch Wright

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English


  • Creek Indians -- History.,
  • Seminole Indians -- History.,
  • Indians of North America -- Southern States -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Leitch Wright, Jr.
SeriesIndians of the Southeast
The Physical Object
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22268419M
ISBN 100803297289

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Wright's approach is that of an ethnic historian, and he finds, among other things, that the terms Creek and Seminole are white men's inventions from the 17th and 18th centuries. Hence his preference for the less familiar but more accurate ""Muscogulge."". Seminole history begins with bands of Creek Indians from Georgia and Alabama who migrated to Florida in the s. Conflicts with Europeans and other tribes caused them to seek new lands to live in peace. Groups of Lower Creeks moved to Florida to get away from the dominance of Upper Creeks. Some Creeks were searching for rich, new fields to. If you do not have an existing Seminole Wild Card account, close this modal, click the Create Account button and follow the on-screen instructions. Please call Customer Care at if you need further assistance. Selected Bibliography. These works cover a broad range of general topics and most are published. If they are not available at your local library, ask your librarian to direct you to the Interlibrary Loan Department. Through this department your library will borrow the book for you from another library, at no charge to you. This is a great service!