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Through Our Own Eyes: A Chickasaw Perspective on Removal

Tishomingo's mark on a Mississippi land deed
Tishomingo's mark on a Mississippi Land Deed

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This lesson was developed by the Chickasaw Nation Department of Culture and Humanities. Students whose ancestors had been removed to Oklahoma returned to their ancestral homelands in Mississippi to create educational resources for the Natchez Trace Parkway. This is one of those resources.

 This lesson has three parts:

1. Lesson Plan for "Through Our Own Eyes: A Chickasaw Perspective on Removal"

2. "Through Our Own Eyes: A Chickasaw Perspective on Removal". This is an eight page article from The Chickasaw Nation Department of Culture and Humanities, written for the Natchez Trace Parkway. 

Additional Resources

 www.chickasaw.net

 

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Subject:
American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Civil Rights Movement, Pioneer America, Social Studies, Sociology, Westward Expansion
National/State Standards:
(1) Oklahoma History and Government Content Standard 2.3: 
(2) Oklahoma History and Government Content Standard 2.4A:
(3) U.S. History Content Standard 1.2A:
(4) U.S. History Content Standard 1.2B:
Keywords:
Chickasaw, trail of tears, Native American, American Indian, human migration, Civil Rights, Indian Removal, Oklahoma history, Mississippi History
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