African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens / Edition 1

African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens / Edition 1

by Celia E. Naylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807858838

ISBN-13: 9780807858837

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens

Overview

African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858837
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Series:
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
On the Run in Antebellum Indian Territory     25
Day-to-Day Resistance to the Peculiar Institution and the Struggle to Remain Free in the Antebellum Cherokee Nation     51
Conceptualizing and Constructing African Indian Racial and Cultural Identities in Antebellum Indian Territory     75
Trapped in the Turmoil: A Divided Cherokee Nation and the Plight of Enslaved African Cherokees during the Civil War Era     125
Cherokee Freedpeople's Struggle for Recognition and Rights during Reconstruction     155
Contested Common Ground: Landownership, Race Politics, and Segregation on the Eve of Statehood     179
Afterword     201
Treaty with the Cherokee Nation, 1866     221
Notes     239
Bibliography     313
Index     343

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