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Laws & Treaties on the web

Treaties with the Five Civilized Tribes

The following links go directly to the portion of Kappler's for treaties with the Five Civilized Tribes.


Other Resources on the Web

  • List of Federally Recognized Indian Entities (pdf)
    Current list of 564 tribal entities recognized and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs by virtue of their status as Indian tribes.
  • Indian Claims Commission
    he Indian Claims Commission was a judicial panel for relations between the U.S. Government and Native American tribes. It was established in 1946 by the U.S. Congress to hear claims of Indian tribes against the United States.
  • Office of Tribal Justice
    The Office of Tribal Justice is the primary point of contact for the Department of Justice with federally recognized Native American tribes, and advises the Department on legal and policy matters pertaining to Native Americans.
  • National Indian Law Library
    The National Indian Law Library (NILL) is a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.
  • American Indian Law Review
    First produced in 1973, the American Indian Law Review is published biannually by the University of Oklahoma College of Law.


The following are links to the portions of Kappler's collection. These are the treaties with the Five Civilized Tribes that recognize the abolition of slavery and the rights of the Freedmen.




Creek Indian Chief, Orator & Speaker of the Councils


portrait by Charles Bird King from the Smithsonian Institution



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