"To know the road ahead, ask the man coming back."
Paths to North American Indian Treaties
United States Indian Treaties
Canadian First Nations Treaties
- the People's Paths Cherokee Culture Library
"Cherokee Culture/History/Facts Index"
- Cherokee Culture Facts Index~ By Wendell Cochran
"Cherokee Master Craftsman and National Living
Treasure in the Area of Traditional Clothing."
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
- Cherokee Cultural Tidbits Index
"Cultural Information and Stories!"
Courtesy Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Source: CNO Cultural Resource Center
- The First Inhabitants - The Hopi
"History, Rights, Joint Use, HPL"
Provided by the Hopi Tribe
(NAIIP News Article ~ Friday, August 3, 2001)
- Five Civilized Tribes Vote Against Mascot
"In a vote of 24 For 0 Opposed 0 Abstentions"
News from the Inter-Tribal Council
of the Five Civilized Tribes
(NAIIP News Article ~ Thursday, July 26, 2001)
- Norton's Remarks at NISBA Conference
News from the Bureau of Indian Affairs
(NAIIP News Article ~ Thursday, July 26, 2001)
- Remarks Of National Chief AFN
"Chief Matthew Coon Come"
Assembly of First Nations News
National Indian Brotherhood 2001
(NAIIP News Path ~ Monday, July 16, 2001)
- Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America
Written by Benjamin Franklin ~ 1784
- "1999 World Peace and Prayer Day" Costa Rica
'Path to WP&PD, June 21, 2000'
- "A Call to World Peace" From Chief Arvol Looking Horse
[19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe.]
- Chief Invites Serbian & Yugoslavian Representatives
"To Participate in World Peace And Prayer Day 1999"
From Chief Arvol Looking Horse
- Teaching About Thanksgiving "As Provided by
the Fourth World Documentation Project"
- Thanksgiving Essay "Originally written and developed by Cathy Ross, Mary Robertson,
Chuck Larsen, and Roger Fernandes Indian Education, Highline School District."
- Thanksgiving Day Celebrates A Massacre
Research compiled, October 19, 1990,
by Johyn Westcott and Paul Apidaca
- Indians Of All Nations ~ The Alcatraz Proclamation
to the Great White Father and his People, 1969
- James Francis Thorpe 'America's Athlete of the 20th Century'
1912 Olympics Winner of 8 Medals (2 Gold, Track and Field)
- Andrew Jackson was my great-grandfather! "A true story which came from a presentation given of the Cherokee 'Trail of Tears'." Story from Freeman Owle, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
- "U.S. Government and Native American Officials in Solidarity"
The Historical Event, was held, April 20 & 21, 1998 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- Cherokee Trail of Tears Memorial: Chiefs Whitepath and Fly Smith
From Craig Presson (December 21, 1997)
- Ani'Yun'wiya (the 'Principal People') Legends Before And After
"From stories and legends passed down from generation to generation."
As told by Nancy Thomas
- A Guide to Cherokee Confederate Military Units: 1861-1865
by Lars Gjertveit, 'Sons of Confederate Veterans'
- Burning Phoenix: "A study of Federal acknowledgedment, reorganization and survival of The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma. This narrative is a response to the requests of staff of the United States Congress and the Tribal Council of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (UKB) for an explanation of the UKB's history and circumstances." Written by Allogan Slagle for the UKB 1993.
- A Bit Of Cherokee History By Vern Jordan
- Cherokee History: Letter from George Hicks to Chief John Ross (November, 1838)
- Cherokees' Treasure - The Great Smokies Cherokee Indian Reservation
- Cherokee Territory - Yesterday and Today Cherokee Indian Reservation
- Cherokee Legend - The Universe Cherokee Indian Reservation
- Trail of Tears "An Infamous Journey To An Unfamiliar Land"
- The Act Of Union Of 1839
"Act of Union Between the Eastern And Western Cherokees"
- Twisted Footnotes to Wounded Knee: Looking back at Wounded Knee in 1890 by Professor Robert Venables.
- The Jay Treaty of 1794
"Treaty of Amity Commerce and Navigation"
- U.S. Treaty With the Chippewa, July 29, 1837
'Signed, July 29, 1837, by the U.S. Federal Government
and Chippewa Indian Bands of Minnesota & Wisconsin.'
- Ruby Valley Treaty October 1, 1863
Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada Historical Commemoration
- Treaty of the Rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie
"With the Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawnee, Potawatomi,
Ottawa, and Chippewa on September 29, 1817."
- The Great Binding Law, Gayanashagowa
"The Iroquois Constitution"
- Navajo Code Talkers
A Brief History Prepared by the USMC.
- History AIM #1 & #2: The International Conference
Of Autonomous Chapters Of The American Indian Movement,
1993 and THE EDGEWOOD DECLARATION, 1993
- National Congress of American Indians:
"Elect Officers for 1996 - 1997 Term"
- An Indian Manifesto: By Jeff Morningstorm
- Resolution of The 5th Annual Traditional Elders Meeting:
- American Indian Reservations Crowded in 1990
Embargoed Until: February 7, 1995 (Tuesday)
- Memorandum from President Clinton:
Government to Government Relations with Tribal
Governments (April 29, 1993, U.S. Newswire)
- White House Press Release (April 29, 1994)
"Remarks made by the President In Historical Meeting
With American Indian & Alaska Native Tribal Leaders."
- The Melungeons People: An article in story form!
- History for the Day Of The Million Man March
Including refernces to the "Trail of Tears".
- Chief Seattle's Speech '1854' "One of the several versions."
- Seattle - A Suquamish Reply Presenting another version of the famous
speach by Chief Seattle, claimed to be the most complete and original.
- The Great Ecology "An attempt at interpreting the
different versions of the speach made by Chief Seattle."
- Fire and Thunder
"This text represents some information from the 200 years
of Indian Wars on Turtle Island. In timetable form."
- Regulatory Act, Approved May 19, 1796
"An Act to Regulate Trade and Intercourse with the
Indian Tribes, and to Preserve Peace on the Frontiers."
- Indian Peace Medals
"Thomas Jefferson Peace Medal 1801"
Lucia C. Stanton, Monticello Research Dept.
- Dawes Act Or General Allotment Act of 1887
United States Statutes at Large 24:388-91
- In 1830, the United States Senate considered a bill to provide for an exchange of lands with the Indians residing in any of the States or Territories, and for their removal west of the Mississippi. The following four documents are the debates, conducted by members of the Senate in April of that year. You may read each one individually, or download all four documents in the file, REMOVAL.ZIP.