Troubled voices : Choctaws in mass deportation and ethnic cleansing

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Arlen M. Hanson (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Greg O'Brien

Abstract: This dissertation is a re-examination of the removal of the Choctaws from Mississippi during the 1830s, through an ethnohistorical lens. It traces the removal process through the divergent perspectives, voices, and experiences of the Choctaws themselves from the dozen years preceding Removal through Removal to Indian Territory, and in so doing, illuminates Choctaw voices, rather than focusing on a strictly political history told as a sequential narrative as has been the case previously throughout the literature. It tells the story of Choctaw removal through the voices and profiles of seven crucially important Choctaw leaders, as well as the stories of ordinary Choctaws from “the Trail of Tears and Death.”

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Language: English
Date: 2021
Choctaw, Removal
Choctaw Indians $z Mississippi $x History
Choctaw Indians $x Relocation $z Mississippi
Indians of North America $z Mississippi
Indian Removal, 1813-1903

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