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> Abel, Annie Helloise. The American Indian as Slaveholder and Secessionist. Introduction by Theda Purdue and Michael D. Green, (Lincoln and London: Univ. of Nebraska Press.)1992. esp. pp 242-247
> Abel, Annie Helloise.The American Indian in the Civil War, 1862-1865.. Introduction by Theda Purdue and Michael D. Green, (Lincoln and London: Univ. of Nebraska Press.)1992.
> Debo, Angie.The Road to Disappearance: A History of the Creek Indians. (Norman, OKUniv. of Oklahoma Press.) 1941
> * Ehle, John .Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation. (New York: Anchor Books, Doubleday.) 1988.
> *Ellison, Mary "Black Perceptions and Red Images: Indian and Black Litgerary Links" Phylon Vol 44 Sept, 1983. (An exploration of cultural parallels and possibly borrowings between blacks and Indians, especially as regards the folk tale traditions associated with “the trickster” and “Bre Rabbit” etc..”
> Fisher, LeRoy H.“The Battle of Honey Springs” (Norman: Univ. of OK Press for the Oklahoma Historical Society) 1988.
> * Franklin, John H and John W. (Ed.s) My Life and an Era: The Autobiography of Buck Franklin. (Indiana Univ. Press.) 1999
> * Greenberg, Jonathan D. Staking a Claim: Jake Simmons and the Making of an African-American Oil Dynasty. (New York: Atheneum) 1990.
> Glaberson, William. “Who is a Seminole, and Who Gets to Decide!” New York Times. Jan. 29, 2001.
> Haliburton, Rudi. Red Over Black: Black Slavery Among the Cherokee Indians (Westport: Greenwood Press.) 1977
> * Johnson, Willard R. "Tracing Trails of Blood on Ice: Commemorating 'The Great Escape' in 1861-622 of Indians and Blacks into Kansas" The Negro History Bulletin. Vol. 64 No. 1-4 Jan.-Dec. 2001 for an internet version of this article, go to http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1157/is_2001_Jan-Dec/ai_95149966
> Littlefield,. Daniel F. Jr. Africans and Creeks: From the Colonial Period to the Civil War. (Westport CT: Greenwood Press) 1979 (esp. pp 116-129)
> Littlefield, Daniel Jr.Africans and Seminoles: From Removal to Emancipation. (Westport, Conn: Greewood Press) 1977
> Littlefield, Daniel Jr. The Cherokee Freedmen: From Emancipation to American Citizenship. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press) 1978
McBride, Lela J.Opothleyaholo and the Loyal Muskogee: Their Flight to Kansas in the Civil War. (Jefferson, North Carolina, and London: McFarland & Company Inc. Publishers) 2000
> McReynolds, Edwin C. The Seminoles (Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press) 1957 (A densely written but useful source of information and sources)
> * Minges, Patrick "Are you Kituwah's Son?: Cherokee Nationalism and the Civil War" Paper presented to the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, Nov. 1995. Philadelphia, PA ( A depthful, well researched and written examination of an important and intriguing components of the complex Cherokee response and resistence to assimilation of Euro-American culture, including slavery.)
> Nieves, Evelyn, “Putting to a Vote the Question “Who is a Cherokee?” The New York Times. March 3, 2007.
> Porter, Kenneth Wiggins. The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People. Eds Thomas Senter and Alcione Amos. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1996.
> * White, Christine Schultz and Benton R. White. Now The Wolf Has Come: The Creek Nation in the Civil War. (College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press) 1996
> White, Christine. Opothleyahola: Factionalism and Creek Politics 1813-1863 . (Texas Christian University dissertation)
> * Wright, J. Leitch Jr.Creeks and Seminoles.(Lincoln and London: Univ. Nebraska Press) 1986.


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