Black Freedmen Are Indians Too!

Historically, the Creek “Nation” comprised a confederacy of separate towns, tribes, and peoples. Each town was a complete governmental unit in and of itself. One such tribe was the Yamassee who, according to a nineteenth century United States census report, was “one of a small number of isolated tribes, of dark complexion” reported to have been “immigrants from Africa prior …

Thousands of Oklahoma Black Native Americans Cheated Out of Heritage and Inheritance

Recently the newspapers across the nation ran headlines and stories about the Cherokee Nation’s Supreme Court upholding  the rule of law by ruling that the 1866 Treaty signed after the Civil War  with the United States of America was still the good law.     ”The Cherokee Constitutional Amendment of March 3, 2007, by virtue of the provisions […]