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Seminole Sunset By Charlotte Martin
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Seminole Sunset is an action-packed, highly-charged, riveting, emotional, suspenseful, fictional novel about the Florida Seminole Indian nation, Florida territory life, self-sacrificing devotion... More > & love of White Cloud & Ilsa (husband & wife), God, plantation life, slavery, Trail of Tears to Oklahoma, and war. Story is full of excitement which stirs the emotions. This book (based on many 1835 historical facts) would make an outstanding block-buster of a movie!< Less
Metal Detecting Seminole Indian War Sites By James M. Gray
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Seminole Indian War Sites were manned by both military and civilians during the three Seminole Indian Wars in the early 1800's and some were later used as camp and fortification sites during the War... More > Between the States; by both Confederate and Union soldiers and are a part of that period of history with many now protected and preserved by civilian and state authorities as well. I was with such sites that James Gray began his years of research in Florida, not only locating many unknown sites, but also documenting and recording many of them with the office of the Division of Archives and History in the State of Florida. Being recognized by Florida state officials allowed the Florida Historical Research Foundation to approach private property owners about suspected fortification sites that might lie on their land. As a result many lost sites were rediscovered, completely mapped and state authorized records filed revealing their location and existence; preserving some for future state parks.< Less
Seminole Mascot: Osceola, the Seminole Tribe, and their celebration by Florida State University By James B. Ford
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"Seminole Mascot" is on the Native American mascot controversy. In that controversy, FSU's fans, students and alumni, are all deemed “racist.” And at least one activist has... More > called the Seminole “hang around the fort Indians,” because they let FSU use their name. And so some activists put this controversy in terms of “good against evil.” The evil - of course - is the unfeeling, all-encompassing “White Oppressor.” But the truth seems a bit more complex, as explored in the 27 chapters of this book. Each chapter is no more than three pages long, including notes, and is modeled after a newspaper-style column. These 27 columns explore topics including the conflict between cherished First Amendment freedoms. For example, here free speech is pitted against the right of a people to have their "sacred images" treated with respect. Through it all there is much to learn from the "unconquered Seminole," prime examples of the kind of "freedom and defiance" we could use about now.< Less
Osceola the Seminole; or, The Red Fawn of the Flower Land By Mayne Reid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less
The Seminole Indians of Florida Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1883-84, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1887, pages 469-532 By Clay MacCauley
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Four American Indians: King Philip, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola By F. M. (Frances Melville) Perry
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Friendly Texas Indians and some who weren't By Barbara Barton
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Friendly Texas Indians describes individuals who tried to help the young Texas country as settlers arrived from the east. Chiefs Flacco, Placido,and John Gopher were great scouts who helped men like... More > Texas Ranger Jack Hays and Col. Ranald McKenzie fight the agressive tribes. Black Seminole scouts won many medals of honor. Jumano Indians were a gentle, kind group who helped the Spanish explorers as they made their first trip through Texas. The climax account of each of these Texas tribes is a riveting story.< Less
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Far From Paradise By Bren Yarbrough Bruhn
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In the aftermath of an Indian attack, Jordyn regains consciousness only to discover she cannot recall her name, her past, or even the reason she was there in the first place. Inexplicably drawn to... More > handsome Grayson Prophitt, the half-Seminole Indian who rescues her, Jordyn will soon learn that the only thing worse than not knowing her identity… Is finding out who she really is! In a place... Far from Paradise.< Less
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