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Africans and Seminoles

from removal to Emancipation

by Daniel F. Littlefield

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indian Territory.
    • Subjects:
    • Seminole Indians -- History,
    • Black Seminoles -- History,
    • African Americans -- Relations with Indians,
    • Slavery -- Indian Territory,
    • Slaveholders -- Indian Territory

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel F. Littlefield, Jr.
      SeriesContributions in Afro-American and African studies ;, no. 32
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.S28 L57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4534442M
      ISBN 100837195292
      LC Control Number77000086

        John Horse, also known as Juan Caballo, John Cowaya, or Gopher John was the dominant personality in Seminole Maroon affairs for half a century. He counseled Seminole leaders, served as an agent of the U.S. government, and became a Mexican Army officer. He served the Seminole Maroons as warrior, diplomat, and patriarch, and represented their interests in Washington, . Black Seminoles were enslaved Africans and African Americans who, beginning in the late 17th century fled plantations in the southern American colonies and joined with the newly-formed Seminole tribe in Spanish-owned Florida. From the late s until Florida became a U.S. territory in , thousands of Native Americans and runaway slaves fled what is now the southeastern United States.

        Some of my favorite books on the Black Seminole / Maroons. And a couple books on Seminole War Archaeology. Alderson, Doug; ; Seminole Freedom. (A novel.) Earthways Press, Tallahassee. Bireda. Africans and Seminoles: From Removal to Emancipation by Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. avg rating — 3 ratings — published — 3 editions.

      formation of Black Seminole communities -- possible. For one, while the majority of maroon communities consisted of Africans and Creoles, they could also take the form of alliances between African and indigenous peoples, who were numerous in the American south at that time. Moreover, the Spanish regime in Florida, beginning in with a. In this case, Caesar, an African Seminole, was able to lead a joint force of Native Seminoles, escaped slaves, and African Seminoles on successful raids of Florida plantations that freed slaves and gave their warriors necessary supplies in the Second Seminole War. Written documentation about the early life of John Caesar is meager and scattered.


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Africans and Seminoles: From Removal to Emancipation Paperback – Novem by Daniel F. Littlefield Jr. (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $Cited by: This narrative recounts the history of peoples of African descent among the Seminoles from the mids to the end of the Civil e Seminoles held slaves in a confusing system that was markedly dissimilar to institutionalized slavery, the federal government was challenged to identify which blacks in Florida were free and which were not.

Because Seminoles held slaves in a confusing system that was markedly dissimilar to white society's, the federal government was challenged to identify which blacks in Florida were free and which were not. As claims by slave owners Africans and Seminoles book slave hunters fell into conflict, the Seminoles' more relaxed form of enslavement threatened the overall institution.

At the end of the Civil War free blacks and those of Africans and Seminoles book descent who had remained unemancipated were adopted into the Seminole tribe under provisions of the Treaty of They began their role in the founding of what today is the modern Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Africans and Seminoles by Daniel F. Littlefield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Black Seminoles were enslaved Africans and African Americans who, beginning in the late 17th century fled plantations in the southern American colonies and joined with the newly-formed Seminole tribe in Spanish-owned Florida.

From the late s until Florida became a U.S. territory inthousands of Native Americans and freedom seekers fled what is now the southeastern United. The Black Seminole culture that took shape after was a dynamic mixture of African, Native American, Spanish, and slave traditions. Adopting certain practices of the Native Americans, maroons wore Seminole clothing and ate the same foodstuffs prepared the same way: they gathered the roots of a native plant called coontie, grinding, soaking, and straining them to make a starchy flour.

Some Africans and Seminoles married, and under Seminole tradition Africans married to native women became "Indians or free citizens." Still, the Black Seminoles retained African.

Florida wilderness. The Oklahoma Seminole Freedmen still possess a rich traditional culture combining both African and American Indian elements. T hey continue to eat rice as a characteristic part of their diet, sometimes applying a sauce of okra or spinach leaves—like the Gullah, and like their distant relatives in West Africa.

Isaac Payne (African-Seminole, –) Black Seminole Scout, Medal of Honor recipient. Marguerite Scypion (African-Natchez, c.

s–after ), freedwoman who won her freedom from slavery in court. John Ward (Medal of Honor) (African-Seminole, 0r –) Black Seminole Scout, Medal of Honor recipient. Contemporary. Africans and Seminoles: from removal to emancipation. [Daniel F Littlefield] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Banner Books\/University Press of Mississippi\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Because Seminoles held slaves in a confusing system that was markedly dissimilar to white society's, the federal government was challenged to identify which blacks in Florida were free and which were In a preface to this new edition Daniel Littlefield explains the continuing significance of this subject.

Africans And Seminoles: From Removal To Emancipation by Littlefield, Daniel F. Because Seminoles held slaves in a confusing system that was markedly dissimilar to white society's, the federal government was challenged to identify which blacks in Florida were free and which were not.

African-American slaves lived with Seminole Indians in communities or family groups both within territorial boundaries and outside of them, in a relationship characterized as benevolent servitude. Under the Seminoles, blacks served in varying capacities – as. A People's History of Florida How Africans, Seminoles, Women, and Lower Class Whites Shaped the Sunshine State - Kindle edition by Wasserman, Adam Edward.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A People's History of Florida How Africans, Seminoles, /5(25). Eltis also points out that Katherine Hayes’ recent book Slavery Before Race “has fascinating evidence of Indian and African slaves working together in s and s Long Island.” These.

Africans and Seminoles. Blacks played an important role in relations with the Seminole Indians. A free black man named Antonio Proctor served as Indian interpreter for the first American governor of Florida.

A century and a half later one of his descendants, Henry Twine, was active in the civil rights movement and became the first black vice. A Re-assessment of Seminoles, Africans, and Slavery on the Florida Frontier. Seminole, North American Indian tribe of Creek origin who speak a Muskogean the last half of the 18th century, migrants from the Creek towns of southern Georgia moved into northern Florida, the former territory of the Apalachee and about those migrants had begun to be known under the name Seminole, probably derived from the Creek word simanó-li, meaning.

Africans and Seminoles: from removal to Emancipation. Author: Littlefield, Daniel F. Call# ES28 L57 Catalog Number: Object Name: Book Subjects: Seminole Indians - History. Afro-Americans - Relations with Indians.

Slavery - Indian Territory. Slaveholders -. Africans and Seminoles From Removal to Emancipation (Book): Littlefield, Daniel F: A new edition of a standard work documenting the interrelationship of two racial cultures in .Although freedmen and Seminoles enjoy a partially shared past, this book shows that the freedmen’s history and culture are unique and entirely their own.

About The Author Kevin Mulroy, Ph.D., is Associate University Librarian for Academic Services, UCLA Library, and author of Freedom on the Border: The Seminole Maroons in Florida, the Indian.David Imhotep, the author behind the book “The First Americans Were Africans: Documented Evidence,” “Egyptian artifacts found across North America from the Algonquin writings on the East Coast to the artifacts and Egyptian place names in the Grand Canyon” are all signs of an early arrival in the Americas by Africans.