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J. B. Milam

Jesse Bartley Milam (1884–1949) was best known as the first Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation appointed by a U.S. President since tribal government had been dissolved before Oklahoma Statehood. [1]

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is an agency of the federal government of the United States within the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Chelsea, Oklahoma

Chelsea is a town in Rogers County, Oklahoma.

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Cherokee Heritage Center

The Cherokee Heritage Center is a non-profit historical society and museum campus that seeks to preserve the historical and cultural artifacts, language, and traditional crafts of the Cherokee.

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Cherokee Male Seminary

The Cherokee Male Seminary was a tribal college established in 1846 by the Cherokee Nation in Indian Territory.

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Cherokee Nation

The Cherokee Nation (Cherokee: ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ, Tsalagihi Ayeli) is the largest of three Cherokee federally recognized tribes in the United States.

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Cherokee Phoenix

The Cherokee Phoenix (ᏣᎳᎩ ᏧᎴᎯᏌᏅᎯ, Tsalagi Tsulehisanvhi) was the first newspaper published by Native Americans in the United States and the first published in a Native American language.

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Cherokee syllabary

The Cherokee syllabary is a syllabary invented by Sequoyah to write the Cherokee language in the late 1810s and early 1820s.

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Claremore, Oklahoma

Claremore is a city and the county seat of Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States.

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Coahuila

Coahuila, formally Coahuila de Zaragoza, officially Free and Sovereign State of Coahuila de Zaragoza (Estado Libre y Soberano de Coahuila de Zaragoza), is one of the 31 states which, along with the Federal District, compose the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.

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Cookson, Oklahoma

Cookson is a rural community in the Cookson Hills of Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

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Curtis Act of 1898

The Curtis Act of 1898 was an amendment to the United States Dawes Act that brought about the allotment process of lands of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indian Territory: the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Muscogee, Cherokee, and Seminole.

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Dallas

Dallas is a major city in Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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Dawes Act

The Dawes Act of 1887 (also known as the General Allotment Act or the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887), adopted by Congress in 1887, authorized the President of the United States to survey American Indian tribal land and divide it into allotments for individual Indians.

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Denver

The City and County of Denver (Arapaho: Niinéniiniicíihéhe') is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Eagle Pass, Texas

Eagle Pass is a city in and the county seat of Maverick County in the US state of Texas.

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Fairfield, Oklahoma

Fairfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in Adair County, Oklahoma, United States.

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First Cherokee Female Seminary Site

The first Cherokee Female Seminary was a boarding school opened by the Cherokee Nation in 1851 in Park Hill.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (his own pronunciation, or) (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States.

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Freemasonry

Freemasonry is a fraternal organisation that traces its origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of stonemasons and their interaction with authorities and clients.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–53).

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Indian Reorganization Act

The Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, or the Wheeler-Howard Act, was U.S. federal legislation that dealt with the status of Native Americans (known in law as American Indians or Indians).

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Indian Territory

As generic terms, Indian Territory, the Indian Territories, or Indian country describe an evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of the indigenous peoples of the Americas who held aboriginal title to their land.

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Italy, Texas

Italy (unlike the country Italy) is a town in Ellis County, Texas, United States.

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National Congress of American Indians

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is an American Indian and Alaska Native indigenous rights organization.

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Northeastern State University

Northeastern State University (NSU) is a public university with its main campus located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States, at the foot of the Ozark Mountains.

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma (Cherokee: Asgaya gigageyi / ᎠᏍᎦᏯ ᎩᎦᎨᏱ; or translated ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ (òɡàlàhoma), Pawnee: Uukuhuúwa, Cayuga: Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state located in the South Central United States.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) is an agency of the government of Oklahoma dedicated to promotion and preservation of Oklahoma's history and its people by collecting, interpreting, and disseminating knowledge and artifacts of Oklahoma.

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Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act

The Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act of 1936 (also known as the Thomas-Rogers Act) is a United States federal law that extended the 1934 Wheeler-Howard or Indian Reorganization Act to include those tribes within the boundaries of the state of Oklahoma.

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Park Hill, Oklahoma

Park Hill is an unincorporated community in southwestern Cherokee County, Oklahoma in the United States.

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Principal Chiefs of the Cherokee

Principal Chief is today the title of the chief executives of the Cherokee Nation, of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, the three federally recognized tribes of Cherokee.

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Ross Swimmer

Ross O. Swimmer (b. October 26, 1943) is the Special Trustee for American Indians at the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Sequoyah

Sequoyah (ᏍᏏᏉᏯ Ssiquoya, as he signed his name, or ᏎᏉᏯ Se-quo-ya, as his name is often spelled today in Cherokee) (c. 1770–1840), named in English George Gist or George Guess, was a Cherokee silversmith.

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Shriners

Shriners International, previously known as the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (A.A.O.N.M.S.) and also commonly known as Shriners, was established in 1870 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida, USA.

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Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Tahlequah (''Cherokee'': ᏓᎵᏆ) is a city in Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States located at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.

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United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma (ᎠᏂᎩᏚᏩᎩ ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ or Anigiduwagi Anitsalagi, abbreviated UKB) is a federally recognized tribe of Cherokee Indians headquartered in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

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University of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma.

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University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa (TU) is a private university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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W. W. Keeler

William Wayne Keeler (1908 - 1989) is best known as the last appointed and first elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee nation in the 20th Century.

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William Charles Rogers

William Charles Rogers (1847-1917) was born in the Cherokee Nation near present-day Skiatook, Oklahoma, USA, on December 13, 1847.

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Wilma Mankiller

Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Milam

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