Naylor, Celia E.

African Cherokees in Indian territory : from chattel to citizens / Celia E. Naylor. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008. - xii, 360 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. - The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-341) and index.

On the run in antebellum Indian territory -- Day-to-day resistance to the peculiar institution and the struggle to remain free in the antebellum Cherokee nation -- Conceptualizing and constructing African Indian racial and cultural identities in antebellum Indian territory -- Trapped in the turmoil : a divided Cherokee nation and the plight of enslaved African Cherokees during the Civil War era -- Cherokee freedpeople's struggle for recognition and rights during reconstruction -- Contested common ground : landownership, race politics, and segregation on the eve of statehood.

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Cherokee Indians--History--19th century.
Cherokee Indians--Mixed descent.
Cherokee Indians--Kinship.
Indian slaves--History--Oklahoma--19th century.
African Americans--Oklahoma.
African Americans--Kinship--Oklahoma.
Blacks--Relations with Indians.--Oklahoma

E99.C5 / N39 2008