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OKH.4.1 Compare the governments among the American Indian nations and the movement for the state of Sequoyah.

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Donald Fixico, "American Indians"
Richard Mize, "Sequoyah Convention"
Kenny L. Brown, "Progressive Movement
Dianna Everett, "Indian Territory"
William D. Pennington, "Twin Territories (term)"
Linda D. Wilson, "Statehood Movement"
Dianna Everett, "Enabling Act, 1906"
Dianna Everett, "Apache Tribe of Oklahoma"
Howard Meredith, "Caddo (Kadohadacho)
Rennard Strickland, "Cherokee (tribe)"
John H. Moore, "Cheyenne, Southern"
James P. Pate, "Chickasaw"
Clara Sue Kidwell, "Choctaw (tribe)"
Lisa A. Kraft, "Citizen Potawatomi"
Thomas W. Kavanagh, "Comanche (tribe)"
Theodore Isham and Blue Clark, "Creek (Mvskoke)"
Jon D. May, "Iowa"
William E. Unrau, "Kaw (Kansa)"
Annette Kuhlman, "Kickapoo"
Benjamin R. Kracht, "Kiowa (tribe)"
Pamela Koenig, "Miami (tribe)"
Burl E. Self, "Modoc"
Louis F. Burns, "Osage (tribe)"
Jon D. May, "Otoe-Missouria"
John R. Lovett, "Ottawa"
Douglas R. Parks, "Pawnee (tribe)"
Glen Roberson, "Peoria (tribe)"
Mark van de Logt, "Ponca"
Timothy James McCollum, "Quapaw (tribe)"
Timothy James McCollum, "Sac and Fox"
Andrew K. Frank, "Seminole (tribe)"
Jon D. May, "Seneca-Cayuga"
Pamela A. Smith, "Shawnee, Absentee"
Pamela A. Smith, "Shawnee, Eastern"
Pamela A. Smith, "Shawnee Tribe (Loyal Shawnee)"
Jon D. May, "Tonkawa (tribe)"
Rick Stansfield, "Wyandotte (tribe)"
Carolyn Garrett Pool, "Wichita"

Research Center Resources

Rennard A. Strickland, The Indians in Oklahoma (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1981)
Robert E. Smith, Oklahoma's Forgotten Indians (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1981)
Arrell Morgan Gibson, Between Two Worlds: The Survival of Twentieth Century Indians (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1986)


Online Primary Sources

"American Indian Constitutions and Legal Materials: US South," Library of Congress
Map of the State of Sequoyah, Geological Survey, U.S. State of Sequoyah. (St. Louis, MO: Aug. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Company Map Publishers, 1905), Library of Congress
Joseph Benson Foraker, Proposed State of Sequoyah: Mr. Foraker Presented the Following Memorial from Citizens of Indian Territory, Praying for Admission into the Union Upon an Equal Footing with the Original States, and Also Presenting the Form of a Constitution for the Proposed State, to Be Known As the State of Sequoyah. (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906)
"A Memorial to the Congress of the United States on Behalf of the State of Sequoyah, 1905," HathiTrust
"Resources Related to American Indian and Alaska Native Communities at the National Archives," DocsTeach

Additional Resources

O"klahoma Indian Tribe Education Guides," State Department of Education
"Native Knowledge 360ᵒ Lessions and Resources," National Museum of the American Indian
"Indian Resources Timeline," The United States Department of Justice
"Back in Time: State of Sequoyah," OETA
McCaleb, Neal. "The Proposed State of Sequoyah." Chickasaw TV
"Cherokee Almanac: State of Sequoyah," Osiyo TV
Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town
Apache Tribe of Oklahoma
Caddo Nation of Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Chickasaw Nation
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Comanche Nation
Delaware Nation
Delaware Tribe of Indians
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Fort Sill Apache Tribe
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma
Kaw Nation
Kialegee Tribal Town
Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma
Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma
Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
Modoc Nation
Muscogee (Creek) Nation
The Osage Nation
Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma
Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians
Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma
Quapaw Tribe of Indians
Sac and Fox Nation
Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
Seneca-Cayuga Nation
Shawnee Tribe
Thlopthlocco Tribal Town
Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma
Wichita and Affiliated Tribes
Wyandotte Nation

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