Choctaws
Choctaws Choc"taws, n. pl.; sing. {Choctaw}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians (Southern Appalachian), in early times noted for their pursuit of agriculture, and for living at peace with the white settlers. They are now one of the civilized tribes of the Indian Territory. [1913 Webster]

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  • Choctaws — (Chactaws), Indianervolk in Nordamerika, das vor der Versetzung in das Indianerterritorium in den Staaten Alabama, Mississippi u. Arkansas seine Wohnsitze hatte; ihr jetziges Gebiet beträgt 917 QM., wird nördlich vom Canadian u. Arkansas, östlich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Choctaws — Choctaw Portraits de membres du peuple Choctaw Populations Population totale 160 000 (1990)[1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Choctaws — n. member of the Choctaw Indian tribe n. American Indian tribe that formerly inhabited Mississippi (now reside in Oklahoma); language of the choctaw Indian tribe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Yowani Choctaws — Yowani (probably from the word for caterpillar) ( Yguanes/Yugani/Iguanes Spanish ) is a branch of the Choctaw tribe which became part of the Caddo Confederacy [A History of the Caddo Indians, By William B. Glover, The Louisiana Historical… …   Wikipedia

  • Mississippi College Choctaws — This is the page for Mississippi College Athletics. For the article about the university, see Mississippi College. Mississippi College Choctaws University Mississippi College Conference(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Treaty with Choctaws and Chickasaws — The Treaty with Choctaws and Chickasaws was a treaty signed on July 12, 1861 (and proclaimed on ?) between the Choctaw (an American Indian tribe) and the Confederate States of America.TermsThe preamble begins with, The following terms of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Choctaw code talkers — Choctaws in training in World War I for coded radio and telephone transmissions. Choctaw code talkers were a group of Choctaw Indians from Oklahoma who pioneered the use of Native American languages as military code. Their exploits took place… …   Wikipedia

  • Choctaw — Choctaws Choc taws, n. pl.; sing. {Choctaw}. (Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians (Southern Appalachian), in early times noted for their pursuit of agriculture, and for living at peace with the white settlers. They are now one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Choctaw — For other uses, see Choctaw (disambiguation). Choctaw Choctaw portraits Total population 160,000   …   Wikipedia

  • Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek — The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek was a treaty signed on September 27, 1830 (and proclaimed on 24 February 1831) between the Choctaw (an American Indian tribe) and the United States Government. This was the first removal treaty carried into… …   Wikipedia

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