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Reese, Linda Williams, 1946-
Trail sisters : freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850-1890 / Linda Williams Reese ; foreword by John R. Wunder
Alternate Title Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850-1890
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Lubbock, Texas : Texas Tech University Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E98.R28 R44 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Relations with Indians
African American women -- Indian Territory -- History -- 19th century
Ex-slaves of Indian tribes -- Indian Territory -- History
Indians of North America -- Mixed descent
Slavery -- Oklahoma -- History
Subject Oklahoma -- Race relations
United States -- Race relations
Physical Description xiv, 186 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-175) and index
Contents Living in slavery -- Surviving the war -- Reconstructing families -- Making a new life -- Building communities
Summary "Traces the journey of African American women enslaved by the Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole, and Creek Nations from arrival in Indian Territory to free-citizen status in 1890"--Provided by publisher
Series Plains histories

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