the American Indians
As there seems to be a lot of
interest in Scottish connections with the American Indians I've created
this page to link to the various accounts we have on the site so they are
all in one place. There are in fact many other smaller accounts contained
within other accounts so it would also be well worth using our site search
engine to locate these other texts.
Scots and the American Indians
A talk by historian and writer James Hunter
on the links between Scots and the American Indians.
Scotland and the American Indians
This is a chapter from the book
the American West 1790 - 1917
American History - Walton County
Includes and account of the Euchee Indians
and the Scots settlers.
rightfully use the name of Stuart in recognition of our proud
Scot ancestor, but we choose to be known by the name given our family by
the Cherokee Indians," James Butler Bushyhead said.
John G. Burnettís Story of the Removal of the Cherokees
An account by John G. Burnett on the removal
of the Cherokees including information on their chief, John Ross.
American History - Chilocco School
Information on the Chilocco school for native
Red Eagle had been born William Weatherford,
the son of a Scottish trader. Though only one-eighth Indian, he chose to
cast his lot with the Creeks.
Marie L. McLaughlin
The author of
"Myths of the Sioux".
Chief of the Cherokee Nation
The main protagonist again Chief John Ross
of the Cherokee Nation.
Scots around the world - Chief William McKintosh
His mother, a Creek named Senoya, was a member
of the prominent Wind Clan.
Scotland's Lost Braves
These are Scotlandís lost children -
fathered by the Scots employed by the Hudsonís Bay Trading Company - now
distanced by ocean, prejudice and neglect.
Colonel John Allan
This is an interesting account showing the
trials and tribulation in working on Indian affairs.
Native Indian Lore
These are pages by Donna Flood of the Ponca Tribe.
Asiatics in America
I discovered this article in an old copy of the Scottish Review c1890
which tries to trace the origin of the native indian peoples of North
and South America. This is a pdf file.
- Handbook of
America Indians North of Mexico
Edited by Frederick Webb Hodge in two volumes (1907)
Eleventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology
To the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1889-90 by J. W. Powell,
Ross and Signal Butte
By Captain Charles King USA (1908). A story for young ones. (pdf)
The Cherokee Observer
Vol. 15 No.1 - January 2007 (pdf)
- Laws of
the Cherokee Nation
Adopted by the Council at Various Periods and printed for the benefit of
the Nation (1852) (pdf)
[To accompany Bill H. R. No. 270.] April 17, 1858.
The Committee on Indian Affairs to whom were referred sundry memorials
from citizens of Tennessee, in relation to the reservations under the
treaties of 1817 and 1819 with the Cherokees, have considered the same,
and report (pdf)