Creek Indians occupied a part of southeast United States, which became Alabama and Georgia. They got the name Creek from the European colonists who based the name on Ocheese Creek. Their original name was Ocmulgee or Mus... More »

The Natchez tribe is a group of Native American people who originally lived in the Natchez Bluffs area, near the present-day city of Natchez, Mississippi. The Natchez Indians were successful farmers who grew corn, beans ... More » History Modern History US History

The Indian Removal Act, signed into law by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830, effectively forced the exchange of land held by Native American nations in southeastern U.S. states for unsettled land west of the Miss... More »

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The Creek originally lived in permanent farming communities situated on rivers and streams in what is now northern Georgia and eastern Alabama. Large buffer zones separated individual chiefdoms. Relations with European s... More » History Modern History US History

Creek Indians lived in long one- or two-room single-family houses with porches that ran the length of the house. Most had thatched roofs covered with grass and were plastered together with clay. More »

Facts about the Muskogee Creek Tribe include that they are a part of the larger Creek Confederacy and descend from pyramid building people of the American Southwest. Another fact is they continue to be an active nation p... More » History Modern History US History

The Shasta Nation resided in the northern part of California. The nation consisted of five tribal groups, including the Atsugewi and Achomawi tribes. More »