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Oklahoma American Indian Nations

Tribe/Nation Last Location before Permanent Relocation to Indian Territory Date of Permanent Relocation Current Tribal Headquarters
Absentee Shawnee Tribe Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas 1854, 1859 Shawnee
Alabama Quassarte Tribal Town Georgia 1836 Wetumka
Apache Tribe Oklahoma, Texas 1867 Anadarko
Caddo Tribe Oklahoma, Texas 1872 Binger
Cherokee Nation Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama 1835 Tahlequah
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Nebraska, Kansas 1869 Concho
Chickasaw Nation Mississippi, Alabama 1837 Ada
Choctaw Nation Mississippi 1830 Durant
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Kansas 1867 Shawnee
Comanche Nation Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma 1867 Lawton
Delaware Nation Texas 1859 Anadarko
Delaware Tribe of Indians Kansas 1867 Bartlesville
Eastern Shawnee Tribe Ohio 1831 Seneca, Missouri
Ft. Sill Apache Tribe Arizona, New Mexico 1892 Apache
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Kansas 1883 Perkins
Kaw Nation of Oklahoma Kansas 1872 Kaw City
Kialegee Tribal Town Alabama 1832 Wetumka
Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma Kansas, Texas 1883 McLoud
Kiowa Tribe Texas, Oklahoma 1867 Carnegie
Miami Nation Kansas 1867 Miami
Modoc Tribe California, Oregon 1874 Miami
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Georgia, Alabama 1832 Okmulgee
Osage Tribe Kansas 1870 Pawhuska
Otoe-Missouria Tribe Kansas, Nebraska 1881 Red Rock
Ottawa Tribe Kansas 1862 Miami
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Nebraska 1876 Pawnee
Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Kansas 1857 Miami
Ponca Nation Nebraska 1877 White Eagle
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma Arkansas 1833 Quapaw
Sac & Fox Nation Kansas 1867 Stroud
Seminole Nation Florida 1832 Wewoka
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma Ohio 1831-1832 Miami
Shawnee Tribe Kansas 1869 Miami
Thlopthlocco Tribal Town Alabama 1832 Okemah
Tonkawa Tribe Texas 1859 Tonkawa
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees North Carolina 1835 Park Hill
Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Oklahoma, Texas 1859 Anadarko
Wyandotte Nation Kansas 1867 Wyandotte
Yuchi (Euchee) Tribe of Indians Georgia 1832 Sapulpa

Oklahoma's Indian Nations as of August 2002*

Information source for tribes and locations: Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission website. Historic information supplied by the Oklahoma Historical Society.