Tag: Native Americans

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Chief Chinnabee had a dream to give some of his land to a white man

The History and Legend of Chief Chinnabee November 20, 1936 During the 1930s, Great Depression era, many writers were employed to interview people around…

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A description and settlers of Old Alabama Town – later Montgomery, Alabama

EARLY TIMES IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRESENT CITY OF MONTGOMERY.1 By William Stokes Wyman, LL. D.,2  University of Alabama Part II The Old Alabama Town Col. Hawkins, in…

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Cherokees were the first settlers in the Tennessee Valley of Alabama [names of delegates]

(Transcribed and unedited story from a WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer, William P. Burke Towns and Native Americans of Jackson County, Alabama written by…

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General Woodward wrote this interesting letter on April 25th, 1858 to Historian, Albert Pickett in 1858 about the Native Americans

(This is a transcription of a letter written by 1858 about Alabama Indians by Gen. Woodward to historian Albert J. Pickett) Wheeling, Winn Parish,…

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Anne Newport Royall – the tornado of 1822, cure snake bite, politics & the day all the citizens of Huntsville fled town

Anne Royall (June 11, 1769 – October 1, 1854) was by some accounts the first professional woman journalist in the United States. When her…

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Catherine Brown – born ca. 1800 – According to some historians, she is Alabama’s equivalent of Pocahontas

Catharine Brown was born about the year 1800. in a part of the country belonging to the Cherokee Indians, now called Wills-Valley,1 in the northeastern…