Tag: Native Americans

Days Gone By - stories from the past

An old Native American legend from Coosa, Alabama about where they came from

LEGEND OF COOSA During the 1930s, Great Depression era, many writers were employed to interview people around the United States, so their experiences and…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

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…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Maybe we should adopt this Native American way of settling disputes – we’d have less bloodshed

Civil Affairs in Alabama Territory and unique Native American method for settling land dispute. (Excerpt from: The Great Southeast or Clarke County and its Surroundings,…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The last major battle fought on Alabama soil with the Native Americans was near Midway in present day Bullock County, Alabama

The area which makes up Bullock County, Alabama belonged to the Creek Indians until the treaty of Fort Jackson ceded the western half of…